Kaliningrad & The Baltics

Kaliningrad & The Baltics

This overland journey roves the countryside and urban centers of four distinct nations:  the three independent Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – and Kaliningrad, an exclave of Russia.  Together they form a mosaic of countries ruled over in early years by the traders of the Hanseatic League, and later occupied by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II. Read More


Bill Altaffer and Expedition Photo Travel present: Finland, Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

Bill Altaffer and Expedition Photo Travel present: Finland, Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

 Join Bill Altaffer, one of the world’s most traveled people, in an exploration of the compact countries of the Baltic Coast, a maritime region of Northern Europe that few Americans have discovered. Begin in Helsinki and continue to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania through a patchwork of field and forest. Discover six UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including medieval Old Towns, a sea fortress and a 5,000-year-old strip of sandy dunes.Trip currently not available. Call for more information.Read More


Essential Baltics

Essential Baltics

Take an overland survey of the Baltic capitals, Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn, exploring their UNESCO-listed Old Towns, featuring cobbled streets and red-tiled roofs. Visit important rural sites like Lithuania’s Hill of Crosses and Latvia’s baroque Rundale Castle. Read More