Category Archives: Baltic Republics – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
Today was the last day of the Explore Baltic Republics journey. Packed up and back on the bus for the ride across the causeway through Muhu Island. We made only one stop before the ferry port, at St. Catherine’s Church.
Beside the multitude of medieval sights like Tall Hermann Tower, Kuressaare Castle had a series of museums with wonderful exhibits…View image…View image… that began in pre-historic times and continued through into modern day history. One area was completely devoted to
The Explore group spent one full day in Saaremaa Island beginning with a morning tour led by the owner of our Staadioni Hotell a 12-minute walk from the center of Kuressaare. A short bus ride around Kuressaare with view of
Saaremaa is Estonia’s largest island and covered in thick pine and spruce forests. It remained isolated and off limits during the Soviet era because it was both a strategic military outpost with an early-radar system and rocket base and also
Today we drove towards the Gulf of Riga heading for Muhu and Saaremaa islands reached by a short ferry ride (video) from Virtsu on the mainland, but first a few stops. Number One at a Latvian petrol station with convenience