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.
Monday, 25 May 2015
Seven uncharted shipwrecks discovered during operation Open Spirit | News | ERR
In less than a week, the annual minesweeping exercise 'Open Spirit' has led to the discovery of seven unknown wreckages in Estonian waters. The minesweeping operation includes participants from 15 countries, with a total of 18 ships and seven diving units. It is the largest operation of its kind in the Baltic States, with over 800 marines from the United States, Belgium, Estonia, the Netherlands, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, France, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Denmark and the UK taking part.