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Northeastern Europe – Introduction and Our Route

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This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:We arrived in Europe a few days ago after an incredibly relaxing two weeks with our family in Florida. Even though we hopped between Miami and Tampa 3 times, …

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Gothenburg, Sweden

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This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:The first stop on our adventure was Gothenburg, Sweden, the second biggest city behind Stockholm. We hadn’t heard of Gothenburg before last April, when we met not one but …

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:Our bus ride from Gothenburg to Copenhagen was insanely easy, except that the driver (reasonably) wouldn’t allow us to bring the rest of our kebab pizza on board. The …

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Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki, Finland

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This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:We arrived in Tallinn, Estonia, a bit shaken up after two flights on a propeller plane on Latvia’s national carrier, Air Baltic. The second flight they reassigned everyone’s seats …

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Vilnius, Lithuania

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This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:The bus ride from Tallinn to Vilnius, Lithuania, our next destination, was definitely not short: we were on the bus for 9 hours! Fortunately we rode with a really …

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Warsaw, Poland

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This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:The bus ride from Vilnius to Warsaw on SimpleExpress was definitely not as nice as our bus from Tallinn. Coupled with getting stuck in traffic for an hour, not …

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Krakow, Poland and Auschwitz

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This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:Krakow has emerged as a pretty popular, low-cost tourist destination in Eastern Europe, for two pretty different reasons. It is the city where Schindler’s List took place, and is …

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Prague, Czech Republic

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This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:The last stop we made on our 9-country northeastern Europe tour was the Czech Republic and its capital, Prague. We were actually meeting my friend Al and his friend …

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