The Vilnius Alleyway

A Star of David etched into a wall in a Vilnius alleyway
I snapped the above photo in a Vilnius alleyway after taking a long walk around the city, returning to my apartment. As it turned out, the neighborhood in which my rented apartment stood was in the former Vilnius ghetto. I hadn't noticed the Star of David while I was taking pictures of other interesting parts of this neighborhood on Žemaitijos gatvė, just steps away from high end shops, some bars, and a fast food joint, in the heart of Senamiestis - or, Old Town for those of us who speak English. It was at this moment, I was approached by ...


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