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9 Reasons Why Estonia Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

Here are 9 reasons why you should make Estonia your next travel destination.

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Amber jewellery was much favoured by the Vikings, and it was also made in workshops at Jorvik. The natural material, which is fossilized woo...

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from MyDomaine

9 Overlooked European Cities You Have to Visit Before You Die

Skip Stockholm, Visit Tallinn. Estonia’s capital city boasts a fascinating melding of Russian and Scandinavian influences. The supremely walkable Tallinn is also home to one of the best-preserved medieval sectors of the Baltic region, thanks to its inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

"“White,” of course, is a a social designation. The question really is, “Why are northern Europeans depigmented?” Here is a map of human skin tone. The natives of northern Europe are oddly light-skinned. They are paler than anyone else on earth." Interesting investigation into the light-skinned/blue-eyed origins of the Baltic region

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from Independent People

3 Ideas for a Winter Weekend in Estonia

3 Ideas for a Winter Week-end in Estonia

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ambergallery.lt / Amber from around the World - 9. Canadian amber Found: in various regions of Canada. The term „Canadian amber“ generally refers to amber collected in the vicinity of Cedar Lake, Manitoba. Age: 95-70 Ma. (Cretaceous period) Mother-plant: Agathis (Araucariaceae) Colours: red, brown Inclusions: contains many inclusions, mainly flies, bugs, and arachnids Special characteristics: It is found in areas where amber and dinosaur bones occur together.

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Amber jewellery was much favoured by the Vikings, and it was also made in workshops at Jorvik. http://jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk/about-jorvik/gallery/

Reproduction of Latgallian/Latgaļu Iron Age from Latvia. Baltic, not Norse/Viking or Slavic.

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Ural owl - Habichtskauz (by pe_ha45)

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from DOPES ON THE ROAD

Estonia is the Most Connected Country in More Than One Way

Estonia is the most digitally advanced country in the world, but they're also well known as one of the most beautiful countries for nature based travel. via DopesontheRoad.com

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