Pat and Mary Asian Circus-Sideshow Freak in the Baltics Moment #5: Not only the the Baltic people find us freakish, but their dogs as well. The dog's gutteral and savage barking made it clear exactly what he was thinking - "I want some Chinese food tonight!"
Still dirty, but now also thirty September 3rd 2007 Geo: 58.2534, 22.4892Today I turn 30 ... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh well, what do you do? At least I'm turning 30 while doing what I love to do. And I must admit that celebrating a birthday in Europe for the 3rd year in a row is pretty cool. I wonder how much longer I can maintain that tradition? Mary Moment #20: A funny thing happened last night. I was in bed, trying ... read more
Europe » Estonia » Saaremaa » Kuressaare After centuries of Danish, Swedish, German, and Russian rule, Estonia attained independence in 1918. Forcibly incorporated into the USSR in 1940, it regained its freedom in 1991, with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Since the last Russian troops le... ... read more