Monthly Archives: March 2013

Famous places in Poland

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Sukiennice (Cloth Hall),  in Kraków,  is one of the city's most recognizable icons. It is  in the Kraków Old Town (listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978)

Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), in Kraków, is one of the city’s most recognizable icons. It is in the Kraków Old Town (listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978)

The Royal Castle in Warsaw is a castle residency and was the official residence of the Polish monarchs.

The Royal Castle in Warsaw is a castle residency and was the official residence of the Polish monarchs.

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is the largest castle in the world by surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe.

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is the largest castle in the world by surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe.

The Monastery of Jasna Góra in Częstochowa, Poland, is the third-largest Catholic pilgrimage site in the world.

The Monastery of Jasna Góra in Częstochowa, Poland, is the third-largest Catholic pilgrimage site in the world.

An exhibition „The beauty of the landscapes in Lithuania“

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An exhibition  „The beauty of the landscapes in Lithuania“ took place at Batakiai Secondary School. These photos, taken by our school students,  focus on some finest Lithuanian landscapes  showcasing the beauty of our country. Students voted in 4 the most beautiful photos which will be send to Poland and will be displayed on the wall together with other partners schools photos.

Some of the photographs                                                                                                                                                                                                    are now on exhibition at the school

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The longest Lithuanian river Nemunas from Rambynas hill in Šilute district 

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One of the wooden houses in the Open-air ethnographic museum in Rumsiskes

The Batic sea in Palanga

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                 The Baltic sea in Palanga

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Lake Rubikiai in Anyksciai

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Parnidžio dune in Nida

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The Batakiai pond

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Winter  night in Taurage

 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nets in the bird ringing station at Ventė Cape (a headland in Nemunas Delta, located in Šilutė district. It is known as a rest place for many birds during their migrations, particularly the autumn migration. This is one of the first bird ringing stations in Europe.

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Witches’ fir tree. A natural monument – a fir tree of 17 trenches. Height – 32 m, size at the point of branching out – 5.1 m.

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Puntukas is the second-largest boulder in Lithuania. There are engraved portraits and quotes from last wills of Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girėnas who died during the transatlantic flight with Lituanica.