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Border station in Narva | by Bernt Rostad
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Border station in Narva

Arriving in the Narva, in the northeast corner of Estonia, I parked on Peetri Plats or Peter's Square, named after Peter the Great who conquered Narva from Sweden following the Great Northern War. Until then, Narva had been a Swedish stronghold and a thorn in the eye of the Russians, who built their own strong fortress just across the river to check the Swedes.


This square turned out to be right by the Estonian border station, notice the long line of people waiting to get into Russia?

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Taken on July 1, 2013