vrijdag 23 september 2016

Baltic States

In May 2016 I was in the Baltic States: Lotvia, Lithuania, Estonia and the oblast Kaliningrad.
Napoleon had done there a lot.
The battles of Eylau and Friendland are wellknown.
Also Tilsit, now called Sovjetsk.
Entering Kaliningrad is very hard: you need a visum (150 euro) and wait on the border for more then two hours!
But: the results are there!

You can see them on:


Here are some pictures

                                                The monument on the Kalingrad-site

                                 the place, where the raft has been (on the Lithuanian-site,
                                          this picture is taken on the Kaliningard-site)

                                        From the curch in Friedland: the battlefield of Friedland

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