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Sea, Surf and Ancient Lighthouses

Sea, Surf and Ancient Lighthouses

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Can you imagine what seafaring was like in the the year 1500?

Columbus had only recently discovered America. The European colonial empires were in their infancy.

The Baltic waters were busy with merchant ships of the Hanseatic League, sailing between the numerous Hansa cities along the coast. ...

Wandering in History

Wandering in History

Haapsalu CastleIt was already the last week of August when we arrived in Haapsalu, but the place still seemed busy with tourists. The weather was warm and sunny. This beautiful old town was full of people sitting on the streetside terraces, cafes and restaurants, walking along the waterfront ...