I went for a drive in the Estonian countryside a couple of days ago. It is very beautiful this time of year.
(Our little car has been through Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Serbia, visited an Austr0-Hungarian fortress on the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic and now explores this frigid northland.)
First, a video of the drive on the old Royal Road (the main road 200 years ago), along the shore of the frozen Gulf of Finland:
The video was made at about noon. You can see how low the sun is in the sky.
This is how the day started:
I stopped at a waterfall on the Gulf —
Then I drove from Narva-Jõesuu to Narva —
I’m in Estonia working on a few projects — I’m helping coordinate mission teams that will visit this summer, and we are taking important steps toward building a day center for disabled children in Jõhvi.
Long shadows cast on the icy Gulf of Finland —