MUHU-POIDE AND PADASTE MANOR
(Excerpted from my book OUR SUMMER IN ESTONIA: AMAZON.COM)
The following day we traveled to the nearby island of Saaremaa.
Connected to Muhu by a causeway across a shallow inlet, Saaremaa is
Estonia’s largest island, almost 1700 square miles. Saaremaa, like Muhu,
was declared a frontier zone during Soviet occupation; therefore, travel to
MUHU VISIT- PART FOUR- SOVIET STYLE OCCUPATION
(From my book OUR SUMMER IN ESTONIA, AMAZON.COM)
It’s ironic that my second historical interest on Muhu spans those
800 years, with the battle of 1227, representing the beginning of Estonian
subjugation, and a deserted Soviet air defense missile site representing
the final shaking off of Estonia’s foreign occupation.
Muhu was offlimits to all ...
VISIT TO MUHU-PART TWO-PADASTE MANOR
Excerpted from my book: OUR SUMMER IN ESTONIA, AMAZON.COM
Padaste Manor put us in a playful mood. There were not many guests and one could easily imagine the place was ours. We frolicked through our surroundings examining the livestock including the sturdy Scottish Hebrides cattle so suited for that place; giddily thinking about using the hot tub at ...
VISIT TO MUHU-PART 1
(Excerpted from my book OUR SUMMER IN ESTONIA available at AMAZON.COM)
One criteria Elysee an I look for when selecting our summer home location each year is the opportunity for nearby excursions. Estonia offers ample opportunities for a few days of very interesting travel. We waited until September to visit Estonia's islands to avoid the summer crow...