Travel Blogs from Estonia

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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 ...

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 ...

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

The Sabbath in Tartu, Estonia

A travel blog entry by victorkubik

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... 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 page at ...

Out in the Forest, Kloogaranna, Estonia travel blog

Out in the Forest

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... a Russian Marine Base (where their submarines could be hidden under the cliffs), and a wild drive through the undiscovered parts of Estonia with Ele's car...an experience of a lifetime! Every road that looked unpassable, she took. We even had to help ...

Waterpark and Update on Saskia's Health., Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Waterpark and Update on Saskia's Health.

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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Tallinn boasts an Olympic-sized swimming pool, just out of the town centre. The whole complex has fabulous facilities - sunbeds, gyms, saunas, water slides, jacuzzis and beauty treatments. Obviously, we tried out the black out, super scary slide, the ...

Adventurous Camping, Nurme, Estonia travel blog

Adventurous Camping

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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Jöekääru Adventure Camp is not quite what it seems. Its advertising boasts of corporate facilities, an adventure park, archery, kayaking, paint-balling and a climbing wall. In reality, it is a quiet but pleasant campsite with a play area for the ...

My preparation and plans, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

My preparation and plans

A travel blog entry by kaarel

The past few weeks have been really interesting and now i am at the point where there is no turning back. I got my visa, I bought my plain ticket, i have made an application to quit my job and i have bought a tent and a backpack. Now i am in a ...

To the End of the World...and back for dinner!, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

To the End of the World...and back for dinner!

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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Today I got up at 5.30 am to be on time for the departure at 7 am to Narva, on the border with Russia. It is a 3 hour drive, but worth the effort because Narva is the place where you can almost touch Russia, it is so close. The town was mostly ...

Family church and house photos, Piila, Estonia travel blog

Family church and house photos

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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PRIMERA SEMANA/ FIRST WEEK, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

PRIMERA SEMANA/ FIRST WEEK

A travel blog entry by jaines

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... , distinto....por eso estoy aqui.... UN ABRAZO A TODOS -------------------------- INTERNATIONAL CORNER Hi!! i suvived my first week in Estonia....and i am alive and happy....sometimes i get melancolic, but this is a part of the game....and it ...

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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August 24 So I left Tallinn by late morning and got into the bus with Bianka (hc:flowerpower) advice and did the ride to the hitch-hiking spot, which was after the airport in direction of Tartu. There is was already funny as there was more people ...

Profile 2 : Hanna, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Profile 2 : Hanna

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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profile nr 2 : Hanna Hanna and her friend Caisa contacted me about a month ago to stay at my place in Brussels. Unfortunately I was travelling myself that weekend, so I couldn't accommodate them. But we decided to stay in contact and we already met ...

Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Tallinn

A travel blog entry by argonauti

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20 Dicembre 2012: ore 20:00 circa, boh, forse...Arriviamo a Tallinn e il termometro ci da il benvenuto con -11 C, fa freddo e freddi sono anche i modi e il volto truce del tassista che ci porta dall'aeroporto al nostro ostello, situato in una zona ...

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) ...

Second island : Saaremaa, Kuressaare, Estonia travel blog

Second island : Saaremaa

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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We cleaned the summerhouse and got fresh wood for the sauna. Then we went to the bus stop, and we waited and waited and waited...until a minivan drove by, stopped 100 meters further, waited 10 seconds and then drove off again. It was only later that we ...

Last Day in the EU, Tallinn, Estonia travel blog

Last Day in the EU

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan

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Today was our last day in Tallinn we had to check out of our hostel at 11am and we get the 11.40pm night bus to St Petersburg so there was a lot of waiting around! To keep up with our obsession of occupation museums we went to the one in Tallinn it was ...

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