Travel Blogs from Tallinn, Estonia

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Another Day in Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Another Day in Tallinn

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... is this beautiful multi domed cathedral called Alexander Nevsky cathedral ans it is dated back to the 1800s while the Russians occupied Estonia.      For the later part of the morning I went to the local market located next to the ...

Cobbled Stone old Town, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Cobbled Stone old Town

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... result the percentage of the ethnic Estonian population drops.  In 1991 at the time of the collapse of Soviet Union, Estonia declared independence, the Estonian citizen sang patriotic songs, formed a human line from Tallinn all the way to Vilnius ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... suspiciously easy and just 20Estonian Kroon each, excellent. We eventually found the cheapest hostel on our list, apparently the streets of Tallinn wibble a lot in the old town, prob to stop Russian invaders. Hostel is nice, bedroom has a lovely pine ...

Belle of the East, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Belle of the East

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... to be everywhere.It amazed me that these 12th century buildings stood strong through so much history. I did not visit Estonia's museum but I imagine the horrors of deportations to Siberia, killing people suspected of being disloyal to the government and ...

Tallinn capital of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn capital of Estonia

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... their own currency, not Euros yet. Estonia's is the Kroon (EEK). Their resources are oil, shale and forestry and Estonia manufactures textiles, petrochemicals and fertilizers. Their main agriculture is barley, potatoes and oats. We saw the biggest fungus ...

Estonians are amazing, Tullin, Estonia travel blog

Estonians are amazing

A travel blog entry by catters

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The streets of Estonia's capital Tallin are beautiful, actually the whole old town and its people are amazing.  It was just wonderful place to stroll the beautiful streets of this amazing town, the locals always so friendly and willing to ...

Mother Russia Calls, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Mother Russia Calls

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... horror stories of culture shocks, language barriers, and toliet fun and games. But it's all good - it's why we're here. Estonia, by the way, is lovely. Although I do feel a little over-saturated with beautifully quaint medieval towns, and feel that ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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I continued on to Tallinn on Sunday despite the late night. Back on mainland Estonia I followed the quieter road to Kiela rather than the main road. A gentle tail wind made up for any lack of energy I may have felt due to the previous night. I ...

Welcome to the Boomtown., Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Welcome to the Boomtown.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... but certainly nothing out of the ordinary. We never left the old town itself but criss-crossed the beautiful touristy heart of Tallinn several times before deciding that enough was enough. Time for a bit to eat and a beer or two. Traveling ...

Happy Australia Day!, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Happy Australia Day!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... been some strange things going on here? We then jumped on the efficient Metro and caught the Eurolines bus across to Tallinn, Estonia. The border crossing was pretty quick for Russian standards, only taking about two hours. Arriving in Tallinn around ...

Vinny's Vision, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Vinny's Vision

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... Has all four. Krakow - Unfortunatly only one night. Largest medieval square in europe. Another great place for a relaxed fun weekend Tallinn - Again with the weekend. Lovely old town lots of cafes with people watching each other. When sat in the old ...

Tallin - Home to Eurovision 2002, Tallin, Estonia travel blog

Tallin - Home to Eurovision 2002

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Wow, Tallin, finally. After a 14 hour delay at Charles De Gualle airport and an unscheduled night stopover in Stockholm (don't ask) we finally have arrived in the first country where we're actually going to have to backpack and stay in a hostel, ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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Tallinn was nice, despite the weather. WeŽd were expecting plenty of drunk Brittish men on stag parties, but were pleased not to encounter any, probably because we were there mid week. There were however lots of strip clubs. The hotel we stayed in was a ...

Eastern Europe Begins, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Eastern Europe Begins

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... angels, now more than about 3.5 years old these two little blondies stole the crowd. The trip on the bus through to Tallinn was uneventful, I was so incredibly tired that I fell asleep on the bus at the boarder crossing. The authorities came and took ...

Tallinn Was the Plan All Along, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn Was the Plan All Along

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... one we're in right now. When Ellen and I last visited the Baltics, we took a pass on Estonia because there wasn't a reliable train service to Tallinn, the capital. I'd been kicking myself for the past five years for stubbornly refusing to go there by ...

Tallinn - getting medieval on my ass, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn - getting medieval on my ass

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... it was well worth the wait. Because this is a magnificent little city, home to half a million educated and urbane residents (Estonia has a population of 1.5 million) and some stunning medieval cityscapes that blew my mind as I walked around town. I don't ...

Classic Old Town. The 1st of many, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Classic Old Town. The 1st of many

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality - Samuel Johnson · Tallinn, Estonia. · Prague time +1hr · Days to get to Prague - 6 The unknown I'll freely admit I knew very little of what to expect from the Baltic States of ...

More Baltics, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

More Baltics

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... designed by Jewish architects. They were sort of art-deco style. Very impressive. At the house of the Blackheads, it stated that Tallinn, London, Brugges and Bergen were all members of the Hanseatic League. Not to self, go to Bergen to complete the set ...

Old Town Tallin, Tallin, Estonia travel blog

Old Town Tallin

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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We arrived bright and early to Tallin after a 1am border crossing (lucky they let Kate through really as she looked so grumpy and half asleep!). We ended up staying in the most beautiful apartment while we were here complete with kitchen and our own ...

Back in the (Former) USSR !, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Back in the (Former) USSR !

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Only here for the night. Nothing ...

Medieval bliss, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Medieval bliss

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Tallinn, Estonia - Tallinn is a superb mixture of medieval old city twinned with dramatic sky scrappers and modern buildings. One minute you're walking down a busy inner city street, the next you are tripping on cobble stones and wondering how you ...

Back in Europa!, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Back in Europa!

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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With a tear in our eye we departed from St Pete's and here were are: back into the shock of Europe after absolutely no problems on the border - what was LP on about? It couldn't be more different from what we've been used to. Hundreds of tourists and ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by jag

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... . The Inside of the domed church was unbelievable and has to be seen to be believed. I visited all the cobblestone streets of Tallinn and by midday had checked out most of what I wanted to see. Anyway it was once again to jump onto another short ...

Old Town Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Old Town Tallinn

A travel blog entry by siandcath

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... for anouther hour. We could'nt quite work out why nothing was open by 8.15, turns out there was a 1hour time difference between estonia and Petersburg. eventually got into the 'hostel with no name' at just after 9. It was a small hippie type place with ...

24 Hours In Exceptional Estonia., Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

24 Hours In Exceptional Estonia.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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OK, we know 24 hours is not enough - especially for Tallinn! We thought we would slip in and out after seeing the Old Town Historic Centre and we'd be happy. However Tallinn is one of the nicest old town areas we have seen and with friendly people, and ...

Tallin, Tallin, Estonia travel blog

Tallin

A travel blog entry by jag

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To Tallin with Timo and Bitte, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

To Tallin with Timo and Bitte

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Only Harf a Harp!, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Only Harf a Harp!

A travel blog entry by simonlant

... rest of the old town with a few spots providing further city panorama. Also here is the most expensive tourist attraction in Estonia. Costing 2.3 million kroon - just short of 1 million of our great British pounds - a public toilet. Described in some ...

Training from Tartu to Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Training from Tartu to Tallinn

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... let us sit down.  Most people had their laptops open and WIFI was available on this train car all the way up the line Tallinn.  Incredible.  The cost was exactly the same as for the bus ride.  The train track was not in as good a ...

Sleepy Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Sleepy Tallinn

A travel blog entry by carita

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... this attitude of "we just try to look like we are working but are not really working". They had very little knowledge of Tallinn. The employees had their friends over the whole time and yelled loadly in Russian, even when we were sleeping. I would not be ...

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