Monday’s Monument: Peace Bench, Oslo, Norway

Monday’s Monument: Peace Bench, Oslo, Norway

This six-meter-long aluminum bench is shaped like a gentle arch so that those sitting on it are brought closer together. It is designed as a semicircle, so that those who sit on it slide closer together. It is almost impossible to sit on opposite sides of the bench....
Monday’s Monument: Baltic Way Pēdas, Riga, Latvia

Monday’s Monument: Baltic Way Pēdas, Riga, Latvia

During the Baltic Way (in Latvian: Baltijas ceļš) (also called the Baltic Chain) roughly 2 million Latvians, Estonians and Lithuanians joined hands to form a 600km-long human chain from Tallinn to Vilnius via Riga. The mass demonstration commemorating the 50th...