Gediminas builds a castle of Vilnius

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The legend about the establishment 
of Vilnius city states 
that the Grand Duke 
of Lithuania, Gediminas, 
was hunting in the forest 
near the Valley of Šventaragis. 
Tired after the successful day's hunt, 
the Grand Duke settled 
in nearby for the night. 
He fell asleep 
and began to dream of a huge Iron Wolf 
that was standing on the top of the hill 
and the sound of hundreds 
of other wolves inside it 
filled all of the surrounding 
fields and woods. 
Upon the awakening, 
the Duke's native priest Lizdeika 
explained the meaning of the dream - that
 a city will be established at this spot 
and the glory of it 
shall echo throughout the world as if the mighty sound heard in the dream. 
Accordingly in the site
where two rivers meet 
the mound was tipped 
and the castle was built.
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The legend about the establishment 
of Vilnius city states 
that the Grand Duke 
of Lithuania, Gediminas, 
was hunting in the forest 
near the Valley of Šventaragis. 
Tired after the successful day's hunt, 
the Grand Duke settled 
in nearby for the night. 
He fell asleep 
and began to dream of a huge Iron Wolf 
that was standing on the top of the hill 
and the sound of hundreds 
of other wolves inside it 
filled all of the surrounding 
fields and woods. 
Upon the awakening, 
the Duke's native priest Lizdeika 
explained the meaning of the dream - that
 a city will be established at this spot 
and the glory of it 
shall echo throughout the world as if the mighty sound heard in the dream. 
Accordingly in the site
where two rivers meet 
the mound was tipped 
and the castle was built.
()
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Authentic souvenir from Vilnius.
Wood and felt combined as a bookmarker.

With a book, one can escape easily, without running away, just as with music. Where ever You are. In between of light pages awaiting bookmark is like a wood-scented ticket to some hidden place, to some slower time. Your fingertips follow it and suddenly You appear somewhere else, reading under a tree on a hill high above the sinking valleys or maybe somewhere in the lowlands, among verdure close to a sage. Where is safe. Where ever You want it to be.

With a book, one can escape easily, without running away, just as with music. Where ever You are. In between of light pages awaiting bookmark is like a wood-scented ticket to some hidden place, to some slower time. Your fingertips follow it and suddenly You appear somewhere else, reading under a tree on a hill high above the sinking valleys or maybe somewhere in the lowlands, among verdure close to a sage. Where is safe. Where ever You want it to be.

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