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  • It's a region of crumbling castles, soaring June's enchanting forests and magical leaks.

  • A trip to the Baltics proves that fairy tales do come true.

  • Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are tiny.

  • Yet in this compact space there are three wonderfully distinct cultures to discover.

  • As demonstrated by their capital cities, talent is majestically medieval.

  • Vilnius is flamboyantly baroque on Riga is full of art novel chic.

  • Latvia's capital has more buildings in the flamboyant art nouveau style than any other European city.

  • Spend a breezy afternoon, snapping your camera at the ethereal and almost eerie Malange of demons, deities, overgrown flora and intriguing geometric patterns.

  • Although the ancient pagan rituals of Midsummer's Eve have largely disappeared, the summer solstice is held in high regard.

  • Every town and village celebrates with a bright night of beer and bonfires.

  • This forested island weaves a magic all of its own.

  • The highlight is curious are a castle, a magnificently preserved medieval fortress looming over the harbor across the Baltics, folk love a good soak in esteem, so indulge in a traditional sauna experience, getting whipped by dried birch branches while sweating and temperatures over 60 degrees.

  • Lithuania's loveliest seaside retreat is a long thin strip of rare and majestic sand dunes facing the Baltic Sea.

  • It's the ideal place to recharge your batteries with the restorative powers of wind, water and sky.

  • Although busy gin toe August offers long days and warm weather along with Midsummer Eve festivities not to be missed.

  • Travel costs in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania can range from less than 60 euros a day if you choose guest houses in public transport toe over 120 euros a day for luxury hotels and pub crawls.

  • Public transport is reasonably priced quick and efficient, with an extensive bus network covering major towns and linking them with smaller destinations.

  • The collision of history with the modern world makes the Baltic states places of fascination on.

  • For all their differences, they have weathered the 20th century together.

It's a region of crumbling castles, soaring June's enchanting forests and magical leaks.

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Introducing Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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