Booze Traveler: Lithuania Pictures
Jack gets an inside look at the world of paganism, its rituals and its love for mead. He also experiences the wonders of homemade Lithuanian beer.
Hot-Air Balloon Adventure
Before getting a bird's-eye view of Lithuania, Jack Maxwell poses while the hot-air balloon is getting set up.
Hold On Tight!
Jack holds the hot-air balloon tightly as the crew begins to pile into the basket.
A disheveled-looking Jack walks toward the camera after the hot-air balloon made an unfortunate crash landing.
Beauty of Lithuania
With one of the oldest churches in Lithuania in the background, Jack takes a second to appreciate the country's beauty.
Sharing a Beer
Jack shares a beer with one of the "tossers" before attempting to hurl a keg through the air.
Jack and the Keg Tossers
Jack poses with the keg tossers after earning his pitcher of beer. Strongman competitions are big in Lithuania, and evidently, strong men like to toss kegs around for sport.
Meeting of the Minds
Jack and Justinius join Eugenijus, an ornithologist specializing in storks, in the woods for a drink. Storks have a long tradition in Lithuania and even have a vodka named after them — starka.
Drinking Honey Mead
Jack indulges in a cup of honey mead while talking to a flower-crowned girl at the Earth Festival.