Ilus Eesti, beautiful Estonia. My family's homeland. Estonia's countryside and people have an endearing gentleness about them which you fall in love with slowly and imperceptibly. I have nothing but respect and admiration for Estonians' courage and determination to survive despite centuries of repression, tyranny and foreign occupation. This blog showcases all the things I love about Estonia and seeks to enlighten readers about everything this unique country has to offer.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
New Virtual Exhibit: Refugees from the Baltic Countries in German DP Camps 1944-1951
This year marks 70 years since thousands of people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania fled to the west to escape Soviet terror. A new virtual exhibit has been created by the three national archives of the Baltic States to educate readers on this pivotal period in history. The new website has a wealth of information including facts and figures, historical documents and photographs.