Best of the Baltics: Estonia
5 Factoids About Estonia:
1.) Second tallest people in the world. First are the Dutch.
2.) Estonian’s are known for their fashion models. It is the birthplace of the legendary supermodel Carmen Kass.
3.) It has the oldest Medieval Gothic 14th Century Town Hall in the world.
4.) Touted as the least religious country in the world.
5.) Estonia claims the honor of inventing Marzipan, a sweet made of almonds and powdered sugar.The value of this sweet was first served as a medicine, but quickly became the choice of royalty.
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