Good for the body and the soul

  • 1999-10-07
  • By Tricia Cornell
Estonia's wetlands are an unexpected natural wonder. Tricia Cornell explores Vollaraba bog with a group of energetic teenagers.Viking ships used to sail down the river. Now it is little more than a high-banked stream. This year, after a dry summer, it is too low to put the canoes in and we ride a hay truck to the bog.Our guide is Mart Vahtre, a wild-looking man with a top-knot and an oversized bandanna flapping around his head. There are eight in our group: six teenagers from orphanages and foster families around Parnu, their caseworker and myself.We have come to Vollaraba to see one of Est...
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