Kihnu, Cultural Time Warp in Estonia

Waiting at the small ferry port of Munalaid, Estonia for a boat to take me to the island of Kihnu in the Gulf of Riga, the tone seemed set for the visit. Asking around, the few people present didn’t speak English, and weren’t able to offer any advice regarding the journey to the island. Eventually a small boat arrived, but again …

Postcard from a Latvian sunset on a Baltic beach

It is not often enough that we experience a genuine treat but the expanse of white sand that is the Baltic blue flag beach of Liepāja in the west of Latvia qualifies for me. The coastline here is pristine, absolutely spotless,the result of a tireless cleaning programme which even included removing dead, washed up seaweed. These are piled in tidy …

Baltic Adventures – Epic Latvia itinerary

I will be leaving for a trip to Latvia for some Baltic adventures on Saturday representing Traveldudes. This country was recently voted by users of popular social media platforms as the most beautiful country in the World. The intinerary looks really exciting, there are a few intriguing inclusions especially during the visit to Karosta Prison which has a reputation for …