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New Year at the Baltic coast

I usually try to find something special to do on New Year’s eve, and I was more than happy when a friend suggested going to the seaside. Palanga, one of the main seaside resorts in Lithuania, is a nightmare in summer, packed with families, budget tourists, and party-goers. But it makes a great winter getaway.
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Winter now and then

It is an unusually warm winter in Lithuania, and of course when holidays come people are discussing the absence of snow.

In the meantime I’m slowly arranging some old photos, so I guess it’s a good excuse to share one from Sweden. In 2005 I went to Haparanda in the North of Sweden, where a Swedish family adopted me and my friend for Christmas. There was certainly no lack of snow back then.

Towards the Polar Circle

Towards the Arctic Circle [click on the image to enlarge it]

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