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from On the Luce travel blog

The magic of Tallinn in the snow

The magic of Tallinn, Estonia, in the snow. I would love to visit this beautiful Baltic city one day. It looks like the perfect European fairytale!

Very Early Viking Burial. The carefully stacked remains of 33 men were buried in the war boat that brought them from Scandinavia to an Estonian island more than a century before the Vikings are thought to have been able to sail across such distances. The archaeologists believe the men died in a battle some time between 700 and 750, perhaps almost as much as a century before the Viking Age officially began. (Courtesy Liina Maldre, University of Tallinn) June 10, 2013, click through

Interestingly Kemet's ancient Faith correlated the bird as a metaphor of the soul. In Estonia's first nations associated the annual disappearance and reappearance of migrating birds with the spiritual realm as well.

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Its Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is the oldest capital city in northern Europe. by ihsan efeoglu