Estonia

Photo: Royston Rascals, Kool Estonia is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia and to the east by Russia, with St. Petersburg just across the northeastern border. Estonia’s capital, Tallinn, lies about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Helsinki, Finland. The …

Northumberland

Photo: Richard Luney Wikipedia: Northumberland is a unitary authority and historic county in the northernmost county of England. The unitary authority borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and the Scottish Borders to the north. To the east is the North Sea coastline with a path 103 kilometers …

Italy

Photo: GSFC, Snow in Italy Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and on the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. The independent states of San Marino and the Vatican City are enclaves within the Italian …

Italy Links

Italy Flag Links related to Italy presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe tourists are leaving Italy. Now catastrophe looms Parksparks.it FacebookTestaccio Food Market Leaning Tower of Pisaopapisa.it/enLeaning Tower of Pisa ‘now leaning less’ – BBC Capricittadicapri.itcapri.comWikipediaBlueprint for Living CremonaThe dark future for the world’s greatest violin-makers Milanyesmilano.it/[email protected]://youtu.be/S3BXxthQvKM Modenaosteriafrancescana.ithttps://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g187803-d1160010-Reviews-Osteria_Francescana-Modena_Province_of_Modena_Emilia_Romagna.html Piobbicothe-italian-village-that-celebrates-ugliness SicilySicilyMount Etna Elsewhere on the Webtravelourplanet.com …

Estonia Links

Estonia flag Links related to Estonia presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesEstonia is running its country like a tech company – QuartzThe Singing Revolutionhttp://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2015/nov/24/people-modern-estonia-pictures-documents-birgit-puvehttp://inhabitat.com/oversized-wooden-megaphones-in-estonia-amplify-the-sounds-of-the-foresthttp://ecotourism-estonia.com/blogi/minu-esimene-artikkelhttp://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2011/aug/17/ussr-soviet-countries-datahttp://www.soomaa.com/travel-writer-catherine-mack-in-soomaahttp://www.soomaa.com/become-a-co-author-of-soomaa-com-calendar Buzzword BingoBaltic – Beaver – Birch – Bog – Estonia – Flood – Hanseatic – Islands – Overlord – Pärnu – Phosphorite – Phosphorite War – Rye – Sauna – Seasons …

England’s Lake District

Photo: David Nicholls, Lake District National Park: Tarn Hows A national park since 1951, England’s Lake District was inscribed on World Heritage List at 41whc. The region is home to England’s largest natural lake – Windermere – and highest mountain – Scafell Pike. The 885 sq-mile (2,292 sq km) national park had been trying to obtain the …

Stones of Stenness

Photo: bk Spotlight: The Stones of Stenness, part of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site, a series of important domestic and ritual monuments built 5,000 years ago in the Orkney Islands. Hashtag: #StonesOfStenness Google Mapshttps://goo.gl/maps/REBrFgvvchYyXYVPA Key Linkshistoricenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/stones-of-stenness-circle-and-henge/portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM90285 Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.orkneyjar.com/history/standingstones Backgroundhistoricenvironment.scot/: The Stones of Stenness today consist of four upright stones up …