Three Lithuanian members of virtual community Polar expeditions - Algimantas Kuras, Saulius Damulevičius and Vytenis Dapkevičius - are crossing the Baltic Sea on skis.
© DELFI / Mindaugas Ažušilis

The route chosen by the Lithuanians passes through the Bay of Bothnia, which is usually frozen, but this year due to relatively warm weather sturdy ice lies only in the northern part of the bay.

The three Lithuanians started their trek on February 15. They hoped that skis would be sufficient for the trip, but they have had to use an inflatable boat to cross ice-free areas.

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