STRENCHI: Valka, Vidzeme Print

Alternate names: Strenchi, Stackeln, Stakkeln, Strenči, Strencis.  57°37' N 25°41' E , 74.9 miles NE of Rīga 56°57' N 24°6' E. in northern Latvia, on the border with Estonia. Valka and the Estonian town Valga are twins, separated by the Estonian/Latvian border but using the slogan "One Town, Two States".

MASS GRAVE: in the town of Strenchi with no signs. Take the road from Strenchi to Valka. 200m from a sign after the town border, turn right. Drive 100m and turn left. Go 700m to the end of the road. Between 2 pine trees, turn right and go 40m to the monument.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 January 2011 20:15