Viru Backpackers

Viru 5, Tallinn, 10133, Estonia | 2 star hostel
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It's The End Of The World As We Know It...

A travel blog entry by robglaws


AT no point would I want to suggest that the inhabitants of the bus don't pay full attention to Phil when he gets on the mic at the front of the bus and issues his latest state of the nation address.

Admittedly, we are taking his estimates on how far we have to carry our bags from the coach to the hostel each day with a huge handful of …

Day 3 Helsinki / Tallinn

A travel blog entry by jax_trails


... in the supermarket then got a burger & chips & took it back to our room to eat. We had to fight through the throng of people to get off the ship rolling my suitcase over people's toes as I went !!! Got a taxi to the Radisson Blu hotel, a lovely hotel we're on the 19th floor but there's a lovely roof too bar on the 24thfloor where we had a drink before going to ...

Day 21 - St Petersburg to Tallinn, Estonia

A travel blog entry by emilyjms


... with no sat-nav and only looking at google screenshots before hitting the open road. Russian highways are limited to 90kph for good reasons, because their in average condition and because no-one knows how to drive or obey any road rules. This made for some excitement... I was happily driving along at 90 and we noticed a cop next to his little Russian police car. He held his wand next to him in a half interested manner and we decided we should probably pull over. We got all our papers ...

Tallinn and Toledo

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

... the soles of her feet). We haven't seen too many dogs, and even fewer "man" eaters so I guess the local prostitutes are fairly safe.

To revert to one of my earlier themes, that of water, Tallinn has a couple of wells, there is even one outside our hotel, but instead of being filled with water, it is mostly garbage, if they are not boarded over. I had always believed that aquifers preferred lower ground, so digging a well on the top of ...

Three nights in Tallinn

A travel blog entry by louielou


... back to her apartment and pick up my stuff and catch the tram out to the ferry terminal.

The ferry was pretty much like a cruise ship, so I went and sat in the comfy seats and wrote my last bunch of entries. Juulia and her sister had warned me about all the drunks going over for the cheap booze in Estonia, but luckily I must have timed it well and didn't have any interesting entertainment. The ferry was kinda freaky though as we were sailing through a whole lot ...

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