Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

The remotest geographical object of the Kaliningrad region is situated behind the strait near Baltiysk. For Russia the Vistula Spit became “an island”.  A “spit” is a small narrow peninsular.  Some pictures of the place were shared by blogger gfed.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Only in Poland is it connected with the mainland.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

The Vistula Spit stretches to the Kaliningrad region.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

The Russian-Polish border crosses the Spit in the center.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

There are some abandoned German fortifications built in the nineteenth century here.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Defeated by the sea..

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

The furnace tube.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Here is a modern settlement as well.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

A very secluded place…

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

.. because one may get here only by sea.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Waiting for a ferry.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

The settlement isolated from the outside world.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Locals do not give up trying to contact the outside world by means of satellite dishes.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

They have a school here.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Some people live better than others…

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

.. but in general you could make horror movies here.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

You won’t even need to change decorations…

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

German aircraft were combat missions from here.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

The base was hard to occupy because of remoteness.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

“Denis. I love you very much!!! Tanya”.

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Another life starts beyond the horizon – European Union and Poland…

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia

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3 thoughts on “Vistula Spit That Became an Island For Russia”

  1. Wasted potential.
    Krynica Morska is a tourist spot just a few km away, but on the other side of the border. You can see how it looks like on Google street view.

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