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.
Army engineers conduct demolition training in Bemowo Piskie, Poland, Thursday, June 8. The training is part of Saber Strike 17, a multinational initiative of the U.S. Army designed to enhance the NATO alliance throughout the Baltic region and Poland.
St. Petersburg, Russia - June 1, 2017: Cruise liners in the Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg. It is the first and only specialized passenger port in the North-West of Russia and also the largest one in the Baltic region
Chaga otherwise knowns asInontus Obliquuus is a wild mushroom that grows on birch trees in extremely cold regions. Chaga can be found in the Baltic regions Scandinavia Siberia Alaska and northern Canada where temperatures fall bellow -30 F for over 2 to 3 months per year. The chaga conk grows in cooperation with the birch tree over a seven to twenty year period absorbing life-sustaining nutrients from the tree. This medicinal mushrooms DNA structure is 30% more human than it is plant. Chaga…
"“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
Amber jewellery was much favoured by the Vikings, and it was also made in workshops at Jorvik. The natural material, which is fossilized wood resin, ranges in colour from yellow to deep orange, and can be transparent or completely opaque, so it provides a wide range of colours and finishes from which to choose. Imported from the Baltic region, it was made into wedge-shaped pendants, globular beads, and finger-rings.