Lithuania 11 August: Palanga - Nida

Welcome to Lithuania

Welcome to Lithuania! Our team reached the border...

...we were greeted by our friends from Vilnius...

...and we passed the torch to Lithuania...

It was time to say good bye to our Latvian runners. Once more our deepest gratitude for the outstanding organisation and all the hospitality!

...we arrived in Palanga. The meeting took place at the sport centre...

...the community representative...

Thank you Palanga for the welcome!

...soon we reached Klaipeda, a very colorful city at the sea...

..the mayor of Klaipeda greeted our runners...

...we got nice refreshments....

Thank you Klaipeda for the hospitality!

...we went on the boat...

...to reach the "Kursiu Nerijos" National park - a belt that stretches out from Klaipeda over 100km all the way South to Kaliningrad.

Halfway we reached Nida, the last community in Lithuania before Russia.

...we were invited into the city council...

...kind words...

...and most welcome refreshments...

Thank you Nida for the heartfelt meeting!

...it was time to say good bye to our Lithuanian coordinators. Thank you and see you again, soon!

...at the border. Good bye Lithuania. We will be back in a few days!

...we enjoyed the sunset at the Baltic Sea...