One of the reasons I routinelyattempt to connect Estonia to other northern European countries forreaders used to seeing it portrayed as just another piece of thegeopolitical puzzle, is that Estonia is blessed with a quality onemight find in Bergen, Reykjavik, Umea, or Oulu: isolation.On any map, Estonia is connectedboth to the central European landmass and is a stepping stone to theSt. Petersburg region and Eurasia beyond. Yet on three sides Estoniais surrounded by water. To the south are the avenues of Riga andEurope, and to get there you must get on a bus or plane. Thi...
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