Saturday, February 19, 2011

Otepaa, Estonia


Otepaa, South Estonia

1) Metskitsed / Roe Deers
2) Puhajarve puhkedodu / Puhajarve Spa Hotel
3) Puhajarve sojatamm
4) Suusatajad Kuutemael / Skiers on Kuutsemagi

postmarked in 2011 with an Estonia Yellow Horn stamp

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Otepää (formerly Nuustaku) is a town in southern Estonia with a population of 2,189 (as of  2009) and is popularly known as the "winter capital" of Estonia. 

The earliest surviving firearm in Europe has been found in the ancient castle of Otepää and it dates to at least 1396.

1 comment:

Aritha said...

I like the old tree!