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Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

  The Hill of Crosses is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania. Nobody knows exactly how the practice of placing crosses on the hill came about but it is believed that the first crosses were placed on the former Jurgaičiai or Domantai hill fort after the 1831 Uprising. The exact ...

Star trails above the Parnidis dune in Nida, Lithuania

Star trails above the Parnidis dune in Nida, Lithuania

The central piece in this photo is a sundial, situated on the Parnidis dune in Western Lithuania. The upper part of the sundial was destroyed by a hurricane in 1999 and has only been rebuilt in November 2010. Photo by Vaidotas Miseikis.