Travel Blogs from Tallinn
Tallinn, Estonia. 15th and 16th.
This is one of the most gorgeous little walled in cites I've ever seen. There is almost no traffic and a lot less tourists because its autumn. The flowers are in bloom, the berries are plentiful and all the local little shops are happy and speak English.
We arrived by Viking ferry yesterday, the trip was a …
Saturday, June 7. 2014 at sea.
At sea means: sleeping, eating, reading, being entertained and
Observation: A Lady in a burka took a selfie.
Tallinn, Estonia, Sunday June 8. 2014
Too bad, we ...
... also very interesting in that we have been told stories and taught about the Estonian Revolution, the Soviet impact and Estonian's relationship with Russia as well the Estonian Russians. We have also learned important phrases in Estonian, well Julia has anyway: Veel ûks õlu Aitäh terviseks We are looking forward to one last evening tonight with about 5 of the people we have met over the week, nice to think that we are deserving of a wee farewell after only a week! :) ...
... to supply other parts of the Old Town fortifications. Had a nice tour through there. It was used as an air raid shelter during the 2nd WW, a nuclear bomb shelter during the Cold War, punks used it to escape police during the Soviet times, and until 2005, the homeless used it to escape the harsh elements.
We headed off to a very large beer hall to drink beer and discuss tactics for the next few days' travel. A lot of the attractions ...
... hit a chess piece on the concrete ground with their forehead!!
Those that jumped were considered worthy & were often taken to the hospital ward with severe injuries. Those that didn’t jump were often taken to the hospital ward with very severe injuries, suffered at the hands of the king pins in the cell. Either way it was a hard life.
What a lovely way to finish a blog.
Latvia here we come
Still loving every minute
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed