Riga and Vilnius (Recap at 122 Days)

From Tallinn, we took a fun day tour on Thursday, September 1, 2016, en route to Riga, Latvia. It was really nice to see some sights en route from point A to point B instead of just blowing by them on a rental car or bus, and we had a great journey! En route, we stopped in […]

In Pictures: Hill of Crosses

40 kilometers south of the Latvia/Lithuania border, in the outskirts of the small town of Šiauliai is a place known as the “Hill of Crosses.” Here, more than 200,000 crosses have been placed over two centuries. It has become a pilgrimage site for Christians, especially those in the Baltics. What’s most interesting, though, is what the […]