Racing on thin ice

  • 1999-03-04
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
Warm weather kept the races off the lake, but Rokas M. Tracevskis still found some slippery happenings at the annual Dusetos horse races.There are probably not too many places in the world where one can see horse-drawn cart races, and even fewer where one might see them on a frozen lake. But the Lithuanian town of Dusetos offers a rare glimpse at such a spectacle. A small town in the Zarasai region in northeastern Lithuania, Dusetos is famous for its horse-drawn cart races held on the ice of nearby lake Sartai. People from all across Lithuania come to watch the event, backing traffic leadin...
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