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Lithuania’s miraculous hill of 100,000 crosses

Lithuania’s miraculous hill of 100,000 crosses

BBC Travel - By Egle Gerulaityte

The Hill of Crosses is steeped in legends of ghosts, miracles and heroic acts of defiance. Around 11km outside the city of Siauliai in northern Lithuania, an old, earthen mound hunches under the weight of thousands of crosses. As the wind blows across the fields of rural Siauliai County, ornate …

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