Fascinating Photos from the Tour of the Great Kemeri Bog in Latvia

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People wearing snowshoes take part in a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. The Kemeri bog is more than 8,000 years old and is one of the largest dry moss swamps in the Baltics. A more than decade-long joint restoration of the bog by the European Union and the Latvian government helped the bog recover its high moss marshes, damp black alder forests, floodplain meadows and seaside lakes – features now considered rare in Europe due to industrialisation. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People use snowshoes during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People use snowshoes during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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A woman uses snowshoes during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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Guides Kristaps Kiziks (2nd R) and Kristaps Lamsters (R) talk to visitors during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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A woman stands on an island in a lake during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People use snowshoes during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People look at the lake during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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A lake is seen in the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People are reflected in the lake as they take a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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A woman uses snowshoes during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People take a rest during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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A general view of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People enjoy jumping on the spongy ground during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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People use snowshoes during a tour of the Great Kemeri Bog, Latvia, October 17, 2015. (Photo by Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

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