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Raganu Kalnas: The Hill of Witches

Halfway down the Curonian Spit, on the Lithuanian side, sits a densely wood pine forest which holds many secrets deep inside its shaded borders. As needle and pine cone litter the wooded paths, so to do the intricately hand-carved statues of beasts and nymphs, gnomes and ogres, dragons and witches, kings and queens, that stand […]

The Curonian Spit: A Bit of Land Shared by Two Nations

      As the three of us walked along the Curonian Spit, facing west out across the white capped sea, the soft white sand sinking under our feet with each footfall, we inspected the shoreline for pebbles and rocks that we understood to resemble amber. We inspected rocks of all sizes, small and large, oblong and […]