Meriton Old Town Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... we're making progress on getting over the jet lag. The blog entries will be quite a bit shorter, since I can't remember the details from a week ago.
Somehow one doesn't expect that the capital of a country that was once part of the Soviet Union will be charming, but Tallinn, Estonia is. The ugly, blocky, dingy architecture that the Soviets left in their wake in so many places may be here, but we didn't see it as we explored ...
... that just went bang...! I must say I was in my element...I have not had this sort of fun in years! The whole evening you could hear fireworks being let off all around right up till midnight....all the locals seem to make their own New Year's Eve fun! We came home with all fingers intact! We walked around the town hall square and victory square afterwards and there were a fair number of people around....nothing like what you see in Sydney ...
... isn't quite as good. There is also an obelisk commemorating the Soviet forces who died in the Estonian War of Independence. Naturally this memorial is not popular with the locals. From the park there is also a nice view back over to Tallinn across the bay. We followed the walking path along the coast, heading back towards Tallinn. Suddenly we spotted a sign for pizza and so we stopped to eat lunch in the sunshine at the slightly later time of 4pm. Continuing our ...
... was en route to Tallinn
Luckily I managed to get to the port in time (JUST). I had never been on a big ferry and this was BIG. It was really nice and plenty of bars etc. I set up shop at the front and watched as Helsinki fell behind. The waters were calm and I think the pilot was racing the other ferry. An even bigger bugger.
Arriving in Tallinn, I then dumped my bag and headed to meet up with Anton. Sure ...
... then out to dinner at the Chicky spot to have a traditional roast pork dinner. the place was a dive the food was great.
Start of tour.
We change hotels today after having a train ride out a country town. We meet up with our tour group of 44 passengers, our tour guide and driver.
we get a city tour and then off to get the ferry to Berlin
Berlin, looks so interesting but is pouring ...