Braving the Frozen Lake

I went out to Trakai on Sunday to hear a friend’s daughter sing with her school choir.  The concert took place in a restored manor house on the lake.  Instead of driving around the lake on snow-covered back roads, we parked the car and walked across the lake to the manor house.  I have to admit, it made me a bit nervous because it is a big lake and I found it difficult to believe that it was really frozen solid enough to walk on.  But lots of other people were walking on the lake and I didn’t see anyone falling in, so I bravely set out across the ice.

Out on the lake midway between the castle and the manor house

Ice-fishing on the edge of the lake


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Creating academic and public environments for the humanities to flourish Researching Soviet and Eastern European history Engaging people and ideas as a writer and interviewer Traveling as much as possible View all posts by amanda

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