Travel Blogs from Tartu, Estonia

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road trip !, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

road trip !

A travel blog entry by siandcath

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... of the day drinving through the national park (stopping to pick apples) to our next stop which turned out to be Tartu. Tartu is another city in Estonia, renowned for its student culture. We ended up having dinner in town before having to leave due to the ...

Student Towns, Yellow Submarines and GTs, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Student Towns, Yellow Submarines and GTs

A travel blog entry by catters

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Following the turn around that was Tallin it has been onto Tartu, Estonia's student capital. From our arrival, immediate pub crawl, and massive night at a beer hall made from an old ammunitions dump carved into a mountain, we have dominated this town. ...

Tartu, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Tartu

A travel blog entry by jag

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... and had trouble finding a place to stay mainly due to the language barrier, but eventually settled into the inventively named 'Hotel Tartu' I went out for a meal and drink and then had a few hours wandering around the small town looking at the Town Hall, ...

German the Russian / Friends / The Mailing, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

German the Russian / Friends / The Mailing

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... nbsp; It's a bit different this time because we have received many many new subscription requests from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia and Moldova.   This will more than double our mailing from this time.    OK. ...

Tartu, Estonia, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Tartu, Estonia

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... ll start using new currencies there, in Poland, the Czech Republic, etc.  That should mean that things will be even cheaper. Estonia has been a special treat.  They speak English, are pretty well educated, and seem to have it going on. I'm ...

Da-Bears, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Da-Bears

A travel blog entry by mkubik

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We kind of took things easy today. My wife was starting to resent me because I wasn't able to take her to the Indian restaurant yesterday, so I took her along with the Spencer's from Sweden and my parents. I know many of you might be wondering why I ...

At the Post Office and the Radio Station, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

At the Post Office and the Radio Station

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... wish that Paavo would have been there, though. But our delegation got a look at the premier Christian radio station for Estonia.  A young lady was finishing up a live morning broadcast that she does daily. The station also streams its programming on ...

El espiritu de Estonia, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

El espiritu de Estonia

A travel blog entry by warm

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Tartu es la capitual espiritual de Estonia. Aqui nacio su primer teatro y tiene sus universidades de renombre. Nos ha parecido una ciudad joven y moderna. Tiene su centro historico con sus edificios bien preservados, una parte moderna con grandes ...

Stuffing Mail / Visiting Valdur in Prison, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Stuffing Mail / Visiting Valdur in Prison

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... work is going well.    Before I knew it, the visit was over.  Will see him again on June visit to Estonia.  He commented about how much he appreciated all the letters that have come to him since we posted him on my Prison Page at ...

To Tartu!  We're Home!, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

To Tartu! We're Home!

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... dark streets.  It's so different from the summer where the light seems to be endless.  I actually love the ambiance of Tartu, Estonia.  It's really a nice-sized cozy and comfy town.   One thing that is front and center on our minds ...

Wrapping up in Tartu, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Wrapping up in Tartu

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... discounts...up to 45 per cent off.  If the dollar hold well against the Kroon and we indeed get this kind of discount, Estonia can be a great value this fall.  The hotels we really liked were the Drakooni and the London. The London Hotel also ...

Start, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Start

A travel blog entry by vixia

This is start of the ...

Mailing / Prison/  Helgi, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Mailing / Prison/ Helgi

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... to be there for the visit was for the first visitor processing stage. The Vangla prison is the second largest prison in Estonia with 1000 inmates. There is a larger one near Tallinn with 1300 prisoners. From the first "welcome" center you are taken ...

Stuffing the latest GN and Bible Study Course, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Stuffing the latest GN and Bible Study Course

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... in Estonia then is able to monitor the mail continually in the northern part of the country.  Since our office is in Tartu, southern Estonia, we also have a PO Box in the South. And, that's where the mailings are made from.   We have a ...

First full day in Tartu, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

First full day in Tartu

A travel blog entry by mkubik

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... economically vibrant city. You can see construction all over town (mainly coming from Finnish and Swedish investment).  Estonia has the fastest growing economy in Europe mainly due to favorable tax rates and trade restrictions. That ...

From Helsinki to Tartu, Estonia, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

From Helsinki to Tartu, Estonia

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... hotel that people will be staying at as well as our meeting hall.   My day today will revolve around just getting to Tartu, Estonia.  Most of the time that I've traveled between Finland and Estonia I've gone by plane, but it's a distance that ...

With Katrin and Andrus and visit to the Prison, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

With Katrin and Andrus and visit to the Prison

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... had gone on a walk about town and visited a medical library/museum.  Katrin had been with them earlier, too. Tartu University has a medical faculty.  We talked some more with Andrus present.  He had some philosophical questions.  He ...

Hi Ho, Hi Ho....we work with a song, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Hi Ho, Hi Ho....we work with a song

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... is enclosed.  It's really a nice package.  It represents so much good work from a team of people from Moscow to Tallinn, Tartu to Barbadows to New York State.  The list of names is long.  All the product of their work is in the ...

Two Days in Estonian Jail, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Two Days in Estonian Jail

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... now we have requests from the following countries in Russian:        Belarus      Estonia      Latvia      Russia      Ukraine   Then ...

Tartu - The Spirit of Estonia, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Tartu - The Spirit of Estonia

A travel blog entry by warm

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... 4 hour journey on your hands (or bums as it were). Regular readers (mum? Rosa?) will know that Tartu is Estonia's "spiritual capital" so we were expecting something a bit different from Tallinn.  First impressions were clouded somewhat by the ...

The Sabbath in Tartu, Estonia, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

The Sabbath in Tartu, Estonia

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... appreciated the cards and well-wishes that have come from all over.  Her address is   Helgi Luts, Anne 30-87, Tartu, Estonia for anyone who would like to write to her.  I have been posting progress reports about her on my prayer ...

Meeting Liis and also a canadian in a park, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Meeting Liis and also a canadian in a park

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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... was a cool ride especially with all the attempt to over pass slow cars and trucks along the tiny 2-lanes highway. Once in Tartu, We arrived through some muddy road surrounded by wooden building which were pretty cool and they left me in the center of ...

Waterpark, Balkan Restaurant, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Waterpark, Balkan Restaurant

A travel blog entry by mkubik

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Today, we had several options.  After services, there was a walking tour around Estonia which was my vote and there was also a water park near our hotel (everyone else's vote).  So, being out-voted 3-1 (the negative effects of women's suffrage) ...

Tartu, seat of learning and fun, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Tartu, seat of learning and fun

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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I first wanted to hitchhike to Tartu, Estonia's most important University City, but it was too hot and my backpack and other luggage was killing me. So I payed 95 EEK (about 8 euro) for a busticket and about 3 hours later I was at my destination where ...

Tartu, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Tartu

A travel blog entry by glenn_christie

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We caught the bus to Tartu, a university town, crossing most of the country to get there. Upon arrival, we decided to walk to our accommodation. This was quite a walk. Perhaps we should pay more attention to the scale of the map next time :) The town ...

Finally, some sleep!!!, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Finally, some sleep!!!

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... at times. And the breakfast was... different. I don't think I've ever been treated to pizza for breakfast before. That aside, Tartu was a pleasant enough place. Nothing special and not that much to see, and oddly quiet for a college town, but quite ...

Lots of progress on the mailing, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Lots of progress on the mailing

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... to pick up the copying. I used my rolling carry-on roll it back to the apartment. We could now start stuffing the Estonia mailing! One frustration in printing the address labels is that the paper standard they use here is A4. US is "letter" size. ...

Tartu University and Indian Food, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Tartu University and Indian Food

A travel blog entry by mkubik

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... to the shower, to the kitchen, then garage, then from our car into our cubicle. Around noon I went to the University of Tartu.  It was quite an enjoyable visit, the fall colors were in full bloom as Tartu is roughly at the same parallel ...

Hunting in Estonia, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Hunting in Estonia

A travel blog entry by matt81

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... of meats.  He also trapped and basically spent a great deal of his time enjoying the great nature surrounding his property. Estonia’s wildlife is similar to Canada’s but also different.  Moose here are roughly the same size reaching ...

Johnny come lately, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Johnny come lately

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... the War of Independence when Estonian forces defeated the German troops on 23 June 1919. After this battle against Estonia's traditional oppressors, Jaaniõhtu and the lighting of the traditional bonfires became linked with the ideals of independence and ...

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