lithuania
    Lithuania
    Vilnius
    Hiroshi Yamauchi
    2016.03.15

    Winter Fun

    Although this year’s winter has been warmer than usual, we have been getting light snow every day here in Vilnius. Because Lithuania is located around 55 degrees north latitude, it can get as low as 30 degrees below zero when it is cold in the winter. Continue reading “Winter Fun”
    lithuania
    Lithuania
    Vilnius
    Hiroshi Yamauchi
    2015.12.24

    Curry-dose

    December has begun and the streets are draped in Christmas festivity. In Lithuania, where there are many devout Christians, the period from December 1 to 24 is called Adventas, and you are not allowed to have lavish parties or weddings or other ceremonies. You must wait serenely for the Nativity and spend your time quietly reflecting over the events of the past year. (Although younger people keep having fun!) Continue reading “Curry-dose”
    lithuania
    Lithuania
    Vilnius
    Hiroshi Yamauchi
    2015.11.27

    A Second Religion

    The current population of Lithuania stands at roughly 2.9 million. Of that number, 79% are Roman Catholics, meaning that churches are everywhere. Meanwhile, the “second religion” in Lithuania is… basketball! (My apologies, this post has nothing to do with an actual religion.) Continue reading “A Second Religion”