Travel Blogs from Estonia

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A lot of Medieval!, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

A lot of Medieval!

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... an hour and a half boat ride and it is common for people of both countries to go back and forth especially since Estonia became a free country. The evidence of Soviet occupation is not as great in Tallinn as we saw in Germany.  It is almost as ...

Medieval Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Medieval Tallinn

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... and sang for independence from the Soviet Union. After four years of singing and other acts of protest, Estonia achieved something remarkable—independence from the Soviets through a relatively bloodless revolution. Today Tallinn manages to preserve ...

epiloog, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

epiloog

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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home, sweet home... Pärast 26 tundi lennukeid, lennujaamu ja mõningaid sekeldusi tagasi pimedas ja uduses koduilmas. Tore ikkagi. Londoni lennujaamad olid täis riputatud erinevate mõtteviiside suhtes sallivuse propageerimise plakateid. Näiteks ...

Tallinn, Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn, Estonia

A travel blog entry by karimico

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... house. Tonight, with Margit and her friend who wants to improve her french, we will eat the most fabulous pancakes in Estonia and after we go to the light street festival, and try the typic Estonian soup :) I´m actually in ...

The Baltics, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

The Baltics

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... train at 12. I spent two hours in a coffee shop near Espanade Park and even manage to get a free cup of tea. The journey to Estonia took about two hours on the slower bigger ferry and the sea was rough. Again I got lost in Tallinn; a French bloke took me ...

Alone together, Jõhvi, Estonia travel blog

Alone together

A travel blog entry by alimoro

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... and going illegal somewhere in Berlin, while I managed to break my finger and loose a wallet in the very first days in Estonia.  I still hope we will manage to survive till August :D Btw, the Interrail tickets with an EXCLUSIVE gondola ride offer are ...

Avoid the crowd, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Avoid the crowd

A travel blog entry by silo

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... cosy. We enter the hill part of the old town where the parliament is and many of the diplomatic representations (Tallinn is Estonia's capital) and enjoy the view over the city Soon after 0900 the first groups of tourists with their guides wander through ...

Discovering Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Discovering Tallinn

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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Discovering the old town of Reval (as Tallinn once was called) Ele made us a good breakfast with bread, ham, cheese, milk and mustard, and then we went to the Department Stores in search of a rain cover for Claudia's backpack. We were not lucky so we ...

What you shouldn't miss in Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

What you shouldn't miss in Tallinn

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... ; - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral : Toompea's dominating landmark is the Russian Orthodox cathedral named for the duke who attacked southeastern Estonia and Pskov in the early 13th century. Tsar Alexander III ordered the cathedral designed in 1894 by St. ...

Escaping the Dirty Saint Petersburg Air, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Escaping the Dirty Saint Petersburg Air

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... The air inside the cabin was so hot, that I sweat even more than in Peter and also couldn't breathe. The border crossing to Estonia (at Narva) was quite interesting, because you could see a huge fortress on the other side of the river. It seems like ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by pchun88

Cruisin'On Monday, Tom and I headed to the port to embark on our cruise. It was my first time, which always makes for an interesting experience.  Cruising is almost a too easy way of traveling.  It’s kind of like visiting your ...

Crossing from Finland to Estonia / Prices are half, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Crossing from Finland to Estonia / Prices are half

A travel blog entry by silo

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In the morning we had to kill some time until we could pick up the glasses that we have ordered on Thursday. So we wander around and behind the railway station we see the Helsinki Music hall, just below the Parliament building. This is a very modern ...

Peace and Quiet in Otepaa, Otepaa, Estonia travel blog

Peace and Quiet in Otepaa

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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We caught the bus to Otepaa, a small town in the South of Estonia, to discover the tourist information office and the hostel closed. Detouring down a side street, we found a large 'hostel' sign and a house crowded with extremely friendly people who were ...

Enne teeleasumist, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Enne teeleasumist

A travel blog entry by anneristo

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Täna on 31.jaanuar ning reisini on jäänud täpselt 6 päeva. Nende 6 päeva sisse mahub 3 tihedat tööpäeva, reis Otepääle, kus Risto võtab osa meeskoori suusapäevadest ja Anne EMT-i talvepäevadest, väike shoping vajaminevate asjade osas, ...

Toujours plus haut dans le Nord, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Toujours plus haut dans le Nord

A travel blog entry by liviou

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Daytrip to Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Daytrip to Tallinn

A travel blog entry by pyres

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A ferry was waiting for me this morning. Her name was MS Viking XPRS and she's magnificently enormous! This 185-meter long vessel carries up to 2500 and 240 cars between Helsinki and Tallinn twice every day. The trip itself was a very interesting ...

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 ...

All Things For A Reason, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

All Things For A Reason

A travel blog entry by gouldy

... with the van was your guardian angel” said Tania to Natalia. After all the excitement spirits were high as we cruised to Estonia and amazingly we found the three who had walked on to the original ferry were waiting at the Tallin ferry port car ...

Poland, Lithuania, Estonia: New Take on Old World, Tallin, Estonia travel blog

Poland, Lithuania, Estonia: New Take on Old World

A travel blog entry by wanderingwaltz

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... highway that connected the countries. Late afternoon, with flat bums and stiff legs, we arrived in Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, perched on the Baltic Sea (and about 50 miles south of Helsinki,Finland). Tallinn has one of the best-preserved ...

Start, Tartu, Estonia travel blog

Start

A travel blog entry by vixia

This is start of the ...

Unplanned repair and transfer, Misso, Estonia travel blog

Unplanned repair and transfer

A travel blog entry by silo

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... curved roads - a pleasure to just cruise the landscape On the side of a road we saw a small church and a graveyard - in Estonia they are more parks within a forest and we stopped at this treasure One lonely person was engaged with the restauration of ...

A visit to Tallinn as we move on to Sweden, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

A visit to Tallinn as we move on to Sweden

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... started more than a year ago in Tallinn.  It is a drug and alcohol-free gathering place for teenagers.  Estonia still has a disproportionate problem with teen alcoholism that dwarfs any other country in Europe.  Lauri is a well-known radio ...

Our second Sabbath on the road, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Our second Sabbath on the road

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... deter us from the mission of the mailing, prison and other contacts. Johnnie will be here in a few weeks and will stay for a month. Estonia was only one of many stops on this trip. In the morning Bev and I had time to take it easier. Outside there is ...

The last night of my trip, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

The last night of my trip

A travel blog entry by ladyadey

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Well, this is the entry I'll write whilst still on the road. I arrived here very early this morning and, thank you thank you Mr lovely man-on-reception, they let me have my room early. Such a relief as the bus wasn't very comfortable and I didn't ...

VORMSI, Hullo, Estonia travel blog

VORMSI

A travel blog entry by jaines

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A finales de Septiembre me escapé con otros erasmus a una pequeña isla en el Báltico, se llama Vormsi. Cogimos el barco desde Rohuküla, después de visitar Haapsalu, otra ciudad costera, que está llena de nostalgia. A Haapsalu le dedicaré una ...

Medievil Tallin, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Medievil Tallin

A travel blog entry by sunniebgi

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While we had heard much about Tallinn from out friends Jukka (who is from Finland) and Suzanne Terho, who live in Barbados but have visited Tallinn, nothing could have prepared us for this place.  From the sea, the old city looks like a medieval ...

Taking a ferry to Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Taking a ferry to Tallinn

A travel blog entry by carita

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A grey morning in Helsinki. Time to move onwards. I met my friend Eini in the afternoon. We were both in Berlin in the summer of 2005. And had not met each other since. Was really nice. :) We took the ferry m/s Galaxy to Tallinn. This ferry is ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by pauljl74

tallinn ...

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 ...

TALLINN, ESTONIA, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

TALLINN, ESTONIA

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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... : sleeping, eating, reading, being entertained and repeat. Observation:  A Lady in a burka took a selfie.   Tallinn, Estonia, Sunday June 8. 2014 Too bad, we woke up to a rainy and cool day.  However, that didn’t discourage ...

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