From the Baltic to Kosciuszko Country May 13th 2011 We left Tallinn by bus, after a quick detour to the airport when the taxi driver took us to the wrong place. The trip to Riga was smooth and comfortable – flat for kilometre after kilometre. Forests, farms and puddles where the spring melt had not yet dissipated.
Riga was a great surprise, with a beautiful historic centre, lots of people and lots of drinking going on. Our digs were quite c ... read more
Europe » Czech Republic » Olomouc Region » Olomouc Following the First World War, the closely related Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, the new country's leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the demands of ot... ... read more