off the beaten track in the middle of beautiful Estonia that offers comfy and cosy quadruple cabins with terraces, inspired by bright and calm Scandinavian style. Odor-free eco-toilets and shower are nearby. Free Wifi, barbecue and an outdoor kitchen, beautiful views, fresh air, peace and quiet. Rent a smoker oven, sauna, bicycles and canoes. The waterways, lakes, hiking trails, watchtowers and bogs of Endla Nature Reserve - a hidden gem for hikers, birders and fishing enthusiasts, are on our doorstep. Experience pure Estonian nature in style!
Researchers at Yale and Columbia universities along with the World Economic Forum have been creating the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) biennially for the last 15 years. The report provides a global ranking of environmental performance for 180 countries and measures how they do to protect ecosystems and human health. The goal is to provide a […]
The village of Kärde made it to the national media, this time with some irresistible shots of winter landscapes. See the gallery here! It was also a great pleasure to discover this little article about Männikjärve bog. It describes the picturesque bog in the evening of January 2nd 2016. The journalist found many other people […]
I needed a table that would be multifunctional, inexpensive and look good at the same time. I found an old round kitchen table from grandpa’s shed that was covered in many thick layers of ugly shiny brown floor paint, probably half a century old. Looking at it’s ugliness, it was no wonder the table had […]
After many relatively warm winters, the temperature has really dropped this time to somewhat scary lows. But low temperatures mean clear skies and the spectacle of frozen landscape in sunshine is a real treat to anyone with a photocamera (that still works in -20°C…). Jõgeva county has once again been among the coldest parts of […]
Minusuguste puukallistajate ja rabafännide suureks rõõmuks on Varraku “Roheline Eesti” sarjas värskelt ilmunud raamat “Eesti sood”. Veel vahvam on aga see, et raamatu on koostanud geograaf Kai Kimmel, kelle kodu on juba mitmekümnendat aastat siin samas kõrvalkülas Toomal, Endla soo serval. Raamat on mõnusalt pontsakas ja täidetud fotodega nagu Tootsi sai rosinatega, kuigi tuhandetest Eesti […]
Bog landscape stretching to the horizon and autumnal colours in the Männikjärve bog of Endla Nature Reserve makes up a scene rarely encountered elsewhere in western Europe or even Estonia. The Endla Mire System (with a total area of about 25 000 ha) is one of the most important freshwater systems in Estonia, representing a […]