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Uzupis………you never know what to expect!

On my numerous visits to Vilnius in Lithuania I always find time to wander round the bohemian quarter called Uzupis which is sometimes compared to Monmartre in Paris or Christiania in Copenhagen. On my most recent visit in September 2014 I … Continue reading

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The Uzupis Constitution (in about 18 different languages)

A few years ago the district of Uzupis, in the city of  Vilnius, declared itself to be an independent republic. A President and bishop were appointed, four flags were designed [one for each season], and a suitable constitution was duly drawn … Continue reading

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