Off-the-beaten-track Latvia: Zeltini Missile Base

Off-the-beaten-track Latvia: Zeltini Missile Base

Zeltini (also spelt Zeltiņi or Zelteni) Missile Base sits deep in the forest of northeastern Latvia, close to the borders with Russia and Estonia. In fact, as is the norm with these former Soviet military bases, it’s in the middle of absolutely nowhere: the nearest...
Off-the-Beaten-Track Estonia: Amari Pilot Cemetery

Off-the-Beaten-Track Estonia: Amari Pilot Cemetery

Not far from the partly submerged and now abandoned Rummu Prison, there is a small cemetery containing some rather unusual tail fin gravestones. The area is home to a large airbase which hosts the NATO-backed Baltic air-policing mission, an air defence system put in...
Abandoned Estonia: Rummu Prison

Abandoned Estonia: Rummu Prison

Urban Exploration at an Underwater Abandoned Jail in Estonia The bulk of the now-abandoned Rummu prison is best seen from under the water. Funnily enough, we don’t carry diving gear with us on a road trip. In fact, neither of us can actually dive so we had to be...

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