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Tallinn, Estonia

Thought I'd take a break from the Grand Teton pictures, though there are plenty more to share. Last year we took a Baltic Cruise and one of our stops was Tallinn, Estonia. I really liked the Old Town, it was probably my second favorite stop of the trip after Copenhagen. This is a view of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral from the tower of the Cathedral of St. Mary. Unfortunately it was under construction, but it was still quite a sight to see.

In Riga, the capital city of the Baltic state of Latvia, where life is simple and quaint sights like this are commonplace. The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Baltic Region, Riga Latvia, Dubrovnik, Eastern Europe, Cities, Places To Travel, Destinations

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Cat House

It was named for the two large black cats perched on the towers of this very impressive, beautiful building. It is said the cats cursed their creator, and then he fell to his death when he was hanging them up on the tower. During the height of the Hanseatic League, the owner of the house was not invited to join the Great Guild for Riga's business leaders. The guild was run by ethnocentric Germans. The Great Guild headquarters was directly across the street from his home. He was so insulted…

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Nativity Cathedral, Riga, Latvia

The Nativity of Christ Cathedral (Latvian: Kristus Piedzimšanas pareizticīgo katedrāle, Russian: Христорождественский кафедральный собор), Riga, Latvia was built to a design by Nikolai Chagin in a Neo-Byzantine style between 1876 and 1883, during the period when the country was part of the Russian Empire. It is the largest Orthodox cathedral in the Baltic provinces built with the blessing of the Russian Tsar Alexander II on the initiative of local governor-general Pyotr Bagration and bishop…

"Long Leg" street that lead to the main gate separating the Upper Town and Downtown of the Old Tallinn. The most mysterious street in the light of the dusk Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Bósnia E Herzegovina, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Visit Helsinki, Baltic Region

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 The city is an important seaport and a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial center of the Baltic Sea region. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava. Travel Share and enjoy! Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Sunset, Amazing Places, Baltic Region, Riga Latvia, Baltic Sea, Eastern Europe, North Europe

Riga in the morning

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Things to See and Do in Vilnius, Lithuania

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