Dmitry Efremov

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  1. Durbe Manoris one of the most interesting castles of classicism style in Kurzeme. It was built in the year 1671 and has been reconstructed on several occasions. The castle obtained its current appearance in the period from 1820–1923 according to the reconstructions designed by the architect J.G.A.Berlitz. You can go for a lovely walk on a steaming summer day or when the leaves turn colourful in autumn in the scenic park with architectural monuments – a rotunda and a stone bridge over the ravine – which was created next to the castle at the beginning of the 19th century. At this time, the reno
  2. Cape Kolka - cape on the Baltic Sea, near the entry to Gulf of Riga, on the Livonian coast, in the Courland Peninsula of Latvia. The cape is surrounded by the Irbe Strait which serves as the natural border with Estonia. Cape Kolka represents the north-western limit of the Gulf of Riga.
  3. Ikšķile is a place where more than 800 years ago historical events of both national and European importance took place. The ruins of the oldest sacred stone building, located on the St. Meinhard’s Island on the river Daugava, are the witnesses of these events. In 1184, Meinhard, who was an Augustinian canon at the Segeberg Abbey in Holstein, started to build a church on the island. The church served as the chair of the Livonian bishop till 1201, when Riga was founded. The building was thoroughly reconstructed during 1879–1881, but was destroyed in 1916. Nowadays, a 10 m high metal cross (artis
  4. The legendary mound ZIlaiskalns, which is overgrown with trees and which is covered blue and white anemones in spring, was a significant holy place for the ancient Latgalians. Mound Zilaiskalns is 66 m high and is among the most famous ancient cult sites. At the top of the mound there is the Sacrifice stone with a pot-like depression. Locals had gathered for various festivities to perform ancient rites on the mound Zilaiskalns. People threw donations in the holy spring, and burned aromatic plants on the Sacrifice stone. At midsummer solstice they brought presents to the holy place – men had br
  5. Thanks! Probably here You will find more information - http://www.rakverelinnus.ee/en
  6. Naaah, its my wife. Season is ended. And the weather conditions was not the best for a walk.
  7. Helsinki is the capital, primate and most populous city of Finland. Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland, and has a population of 656,229. The city's urban area has a population of 1,268,296, making it by far the most populous urban area in Finland as well as the country's most important center for politics, education, finance, culture, and research; while Tampere in the Pirkanmaa region, located 179 kilometres (111 mi) to the north from Helsinki, is the second largest urban area in Finland. Helsinki is located 80 kilometres (
  8. Iisaku hill is the second-highest place in Ida-Viru County after Uljaste esker. In clear weather, you can see the towers of Pühtitsa Convent and Lake Peipus from the 28 m observation tower on top of the hill.
  9. The castle in Rakvere offers a lot of excitement for the entire family! When you enter the castle, you will find yourself in a theme park representing the everyday life of the 16th century. There, both young and old visitors can spend an exciting day as they dress up as knights and warriors, enjoy various entertainers, and learn a thing or two about the life of people in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. Additionally, there is a wine cellar, a torture chamber, a death room and a hell, a Red Lanterns Street, a medieval brothel, a barber's shop, and an alchemist's workshop. Shenkenber
  10. Valgeranna is historically known for its beautiful white sandy beaches. The local virgin nature and many possibilities for having an active vacation attract many holidaymakers and athletes. A beautiful promenade takes you from the car park straight to the sea, where you will find a 9 m observation tower with three platforms; the top platform is a great place to observe swimmers and adventure park visitors as well as the surrounding nature.
  11. Thanks for the feedback! Yeah, me too ))) When my wife asked my would I climb up, I said no, thank you! I better get a drone up there!
  12. Hey every one! This is my first voice over try! So any feedback is highly appreciated! Need to understand should I stop, or should I continue and improve it. Thanks in advance and have a great weekend!
  13. Yeah, Estonia is incredible and reach with dozens historical places! You'll be impressed by the its capital - Tallin!
  14. Probably some one goes there on milking, but mostly they're on their own
  15. Haapsalu Castle is an architectural gem built in the 13th century, which until the end of the 17th century was the seat of power of the local authorities. This is one of the best-preserved castles in Estonia and home to the most famous ghost in Estonia – the White Lady! There is a museum on medieval history in the main castle, through which you can also get to the southern cathedral, first mentioned in writing in 1279. There is a children’s playground inspired by the Middle Ages in the moat.
  16. Watching tower near Parnu, Estonia. Tower built near the Baltic Sea on the national wildlife park. Not far from tower you can see some wild cows!
  17. Laupa manor is considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of 20th century Estonian manor architecture; it was completed in 1914 and it is one of the most prominent examples of the retro trend in Art Nouveau style in Estonia. Since 1922, the manor has been used as a school building; currently, it is occupied by Laupa Basic School. The school belongs to the Järvamaa Mõisakoolide Ühing (Järvamaa Manor School Society). The manor park was re-modelled and extended at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.
  18. Happy to hear! Yeah, I think Chicago and just few other lakes in the world got a lighthouses on it. Need to google it
  19. Thank You! Anyway each lighthouse, at least old lighthouse, got its own, interesting story. I love to found it and share with others. Have a great day!
  20. The railway terminus with its intriguingly grand station building, constructed in the early 20th century to service the bustling resort town of Haapsalu, invites you to take a virtual journey back in time, accompanied by steam engine noises, to learn about the evolution of railways in Estonia spanning almost a century and a half. Here you can also see different methods of communicating information, from early telegraph and telephone devices to the wireless communications and television. Old locomotives and carriages made their final stop here and you can also come across a polite stationmaster