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2016 Lithuania, Trakai Castle Drawbridge


The original capital of Lithuania, Trakai town was the place of residence for royalty and  nobility. Construction began in 1410 under the rule of the Grand Duke Kęstutis, and was finished 20 years later by his son Vytautas. For the commoners, the colour of the house denoted who lived inside: single females in yellow houses, single men in green houses and married couples in the brown ones. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted July 7, 2016 by Jaclyn in Travel

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