My native town
It is Kaunas. The town is situated on the hills. The confluence of the two rivers – Nemunas and Neris – made the town famous in the 14th century. The Kaunas Castle guards the town. Now the restoration work has begun here. Later the castle will tell tourists the history of the second biggest town in republic.
Laisv_s Avenue is in the centre of the town. The fountain divides the main street into two parts. You can find a lots of shops, cafes and offices there. Visitors come to listen to the music of bells in the War Museum little yard. The Statue of Freedom stands just here. Picture galleries attract for their interesting exhibitions. Lots of weel-known artists, writers, singers, doctors and teachers live there.
Students enter the universities to get more knowledge and pupils spend their best adolescence's years at schools.
Our native town invites many foreigners. They often visit the old town, the Cathedral, the abbey in Pa_aislis, the Kaunas Sea or go to the Botanical Gardens letting their eyes to amire the plants' beauty. Museums have valuable exhibits.
The town is green. We can find oaks, birches, pines and fir trees in the parks. In summer there are a lot of people there as they relax, read a book, ride a bike, play active games or have a chat sitting on the bench.
Children are eager to see animals and birds in the zoo. You can hear laugh everywhere because sometimes bears or foxes look very funny. It's a pity, but we haven't got the giraffe and the elephant. The climate is not suitable for these animals.
As a result, everybody has to love the place where he has born. By the way, have you ever studied the history of your town properly?
Sent by: Evelina Sniolyte. Kaunas. Lithuania. 18/01/04
01/30/04 - Valentina Cuadrado