Travel Blogs from Estonia

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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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... to finish the Russian BSC stuffing for the seven countries: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Moldova, Poland and Russians in Estonia.    A mystery surfaced about lesson 11 and 12 of the Russian course.  With all the different ...

Unexpected stop off, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Unexpected stop off

A travel blog entry by simon-rosie

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... /off tour bus. This turned out well as we knew nothing about the place and had no idea what was there. Turns out that Estonia has only been independent from the Soviet for 20 years. They had a bloodless revolution which was won by wearing blue, black and ...

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 ...

arengutest, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

arengutest

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

Nüüdseks on olemas ka lennupilet marsruudil Delhi-Leh. Küll pärast mõningasi sekeldusi, sest õllemarginimeline Kingfisher Air muutis lennuaegu, mistõttu tuleb veeta üks päev üksinda Delhis. Mida ma just kavatsesin vältida. Asjaolu, et ootan ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by gustn

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A ...

Day 89: Tallinn is a bit medieval, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Day 89: Tallinn is a bit medieval

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber

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No sleep, as predicted. Alright, that is not the complete truth. I did fall asleep around 2am and then thanks to my ear plugs I slept until about 9am. Still not my desired 8-10 hours of sleep, but I can function. John on the other hand did not fare as ...

Washing Day, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Washing Day

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan

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... you booked online so off we went with our trusty netbook to find a cafe with wifi (not hard to find given the whole of Estonia seems obsessed with the internet and technology.) As we've now been away for two weeks we also thought it was probably time 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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... all the tasks that need to be done here with the brethren, new contacts, literature fulfillment and Feast organization. Prices in Estonia have risen as it integrates into the European Union.  Wealth is all around.  I was wondering about all ...

attempt for pics, Sulbi, Estonia travel blog

attempt for pics

A travel blog entry by gmestonia

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ok if this works you might get ...

My last day, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

My last day

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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I just woke up, checked my travel log and saw that there were 954 'hits', which means that over the last three weeks 954 times someone opened my travel log to check how I was doing. This is ON TOP of all the people who watch me through the weblog I ...

Profile 7 : Meelis, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Profile 7 : Meelis

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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Profile nr. 7 : Meelis I met Meelis last year thanks to Anna and Vladimir, who took me out to Hell Hunt, one of the famous bars in Tallinn. We stayed in contact through the year and Meelis offered me to stay a couple of days at his place with his ...

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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Today is the day we visit the foreboding VANGLA, the Estonian prison on the outskirts of Tartu to see our friend Valdur Vesingi.  But, before that, Katrin Kaasik and Andrus Ripps wanted to stop by the Apartment for a visit.  We arranged for ...

Day of a tourist, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Day of a tourist

A travel blog entry by carita

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A tourist may get easily lost in such a big city as Tallinn. There is so much too see and experience. Confusing. And yes, we Finns are ...

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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The photos for this entry are in the previous entry, so if you want to see them, please go back one story. Our Monday ended with a flourish as we were encouraged by the shipment from Ukraine. We were kind of wanting to get something to eat, but felt ...

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 ...

Our lucky day, Paradise Beach, Ristna, Estonia travel blog

Our lucky day

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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After we packed our tent we went to Emmaste church, which is famous for its bell. During the Soviet occupation all bells where melted down, but 6 villagers took down this 200 kg heavy bell and managed to hide it. We missed the only bus in the morning ...

Back in Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Back in Tallinn

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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This is my last day in Tallinn, tomorrow i'm heading for the University City of Tartu. Tallinn is being flooded by so many tourists at the moment (many cruise ships stop here) that it has unfortunately also attracted hagglers and beggars, trying to ...

Meeting Karita, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Meeting Karita

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... her, only her outfit had changed...i call it 'gypsy-look', something I hadn't seen in a long time. Most girls in Estonia dress very trendy, and there is a difference between those of Russian or Estonian origin. But in general everybody dresses quite ...

Tallinn, Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn, Estonia

A travel blog entry by andrewjolly

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Here's some photos I've finally managed to ...

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 ...

lingid, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

lingid

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

siin on Martti teaduslik kokkuvõte reisist: http://www.emmk.ee/janc/travel/srilanka.html ja Pille päevik: ...

Plans for the next days, Narva, Estonia travel blog

Plans for the next days

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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these are the plans for the next days, but they can change quickly In Italics you will find the things I REALLY did : - tuesday 5th : going with Annelia to her family near Narva : yes, that happened, and we also drove along the coast, very ...

Eating the Estonian Way, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Eating the Estonian Way

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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Some of the more traditional dishes are a real challenge. Almost mandatory at any celebratory Estonian meal is sült or brawn. It is a jellied meat dish made from boiled pork, the appearance of which has been compared to cat food. Sült is served cold ...

Live from Tallin, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Live from Tallin

A travel blog entry by gouldy

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At 9pm the square was packed with tourists enjoying the warm evening atmosphere. Kasia, Peter and Jerome started making a large circle of candles in centre of the cobbled square whilst I sat next to Pawel with his drum. We figured we may as well play ...

Tallinn, Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn, Estonia

A travel blog entry by ldanroy

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... Estonia. Estonia had been under USSR rule from the start of WWII until the fall of the old Soviet Union. Some of the people of Estonia feel that WWII didn't end until the mid-1990s when they were able to be free in their own country. But although they ...

Estonia, Tallinn a Seaplane Harbour!, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Estonia, Tallinn a Seaplane Harbour!

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... was still evidence of a bygone communist regime as some of the concrete buildings lay derelict and crumbling. Still a stark reminder of Estonia’s Soviet-occupied past. Apart from the odd van and a few workmen, the path was deserted. So much so, we ...

teele, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

teele

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

Asjade pakkimine. "...Relva pole kaasa tarvis. Vastupidavad jalatsid jalga. Seo vööle tihedalt vöö. Meil ees on kivine tee. Idas hahetab. Meil on aeg." (N. Roerich) Suund lennujaamale. On oht, et If Kindlustus on võtnud minu veebruarikuist ...

Estonia's Summer Capital., Pärnu, Estonia travel blog

Estonia's Summer Capital.

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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I let the tent dry out a little after we got up. The kids had a go at archery, using one bow and six arrows. The manager supervised them for about 20 minutes, before he got bored. I could sense his growing realisation, that the arrow arcing into the ...

Angel Mojito, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Angel Mojito

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

While you are waiting for an update (might take a day or two because of the busy schedule I impose on myself :( ) : the recipe for Angel Mojito , as served in the gay club Angel on Sauna Street Angel Mojito this Mojito was invented by Angel ...

Updating my weblog, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Updating my weblog

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... i had an Apple Martini, cold Gazpacho and a nice wok dish. Some people have asked me about prices, so here is a small overview. Estonia is the most expensive of the 3 Baltic States, Lithuania being the cheapest and Latvia in the middle. Prices are ...

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