Journeys way off the beaten path, and the power of everyday people.

Uzupis: Art, all the time.

Uzupis. Started by artists and rebels right after the Iron Curtain came down. It has thrived in the Lithuanian capitol since 1990. Even the little back pathways are filled with art. Artists get a break on studio space in the incubator ... and it's…

laptop stolen. the show must go on.

So here's how it happened, now that I can finally get the phone to work: The hostel I stayed at was lovely. Like a house. Renata made breakfast each morning. And we talked and drank tea in the kitchen. One night, a guy and his pregnant wife shared…