What to know before going to Lithuania

  • 1999-08-05
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
Our two reporters, one local, one foreign, offer two different takes on what the world thinks of Lithuanians.What are the characteristics of Lithuania anyway? Soviet houses? Russian language? Vodka?" asked Kol-do, a designer living in the Basque city of Bilbao in Northern Spain. Such questions are typically asked by Western Europeans who have never set foot in Lithuania. People tend to think that because Lithuania was occupied by the Soviets, it must be something like Russia. But if that's the case, it seems the French should speak German and drink beer simply because they were occupied by ...
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