Tallinn Raekoja Residence
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Yesterday, Monday, was our stay on board day. So, we made it our sports day (well, kind of).
First I got up and got dizzy again going round and round the little jogging lap. Then I shot some baskets just long enough to realise why I stopped playing.
Then after breakfast, we played croquet, which Place easily beating me, then golf on the putting green. After lunch ...
... to head to work. He took us by car to Kalamaja, the latest suburb to become trendy following an arty revival of the area. We got a coffee from one of his favourite bakeries and took some ham and cheese pastries and poppyseed scrolls. So yum! And the coffees were great hand warmers while we walked around in the freezing cold. Even though the lady at the bakery couldn't speak Estonian, she was so lovely and smiling at us trying to talk to us anyway. Julia said thank you ...
... a meat feast and we did not finish it, but it was quite delicious.
Afterwards, we just wandered around Old Town and then into New Town for a bit. A lighter day today than yesterday, overall only 11.5 miles. We still have to figure out what the plan is for Monday and Tuesday. Brockton arrives at 4pm tomorrow, so we'll probably save the walking tour for Tuesday. What'll we do tomorrow? Stay tuned!
... back to the hotel and plan my tourist assault for the next day
Things I did
Beer House (www.beerhouse.ee) - A
Great food, fantastic beers and a good old fashioned atmosphere. If you time it right you'll get some local festivities (i.e. dancing) too. Can't recommend this place enough
Josephine's Cafe - B+
Lovely post-meal espresso and pastry. Relaxed atmosphere and some funky decor for those of a vintagey disposition.
... to get to the outside viewing platform. The view was impressive & beautiful, & we were glad to have the experience. We did however comment that we were glad we were in relatively good physical condition! After the tower, we went back to the central square where a recommended restaurant (olde Hansa) was located. We had great honey ...