Radisson Blu Hotel Olumpia
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After 31 years on this earth, I finally made it to Europe! I never thought Tallinn, Estonia would be my gateway in, especially during late winter. Brrrr.
When we got in on Sunday, we did a little bit of exploring around our hotel, the Radisson Blu Olumpia, picking up some groceries at Stockmanns mega department/ grocery store and Smart …
... also Russian. As in Latvia there is s large Russian speaking minority, particularly in the cities.
We were met at the bus station & taken in a very smart Mercedes minibus to our hotel which is just outside the old town. It was about 15C & windy & was the coldest we have been since leaving home.
After a short rest we walked up into the citadel which defended the old town & the port & this has quite spectacular mediaeval stone walls & a couple ...
... And Hiieveski is no beautiful place. Some garbage. No fire wood. Find a dry place under some fir trees, put up my tent and crawl in. Hopefully it will rain less tomorrow.
Telgi ust avades särab vastu sinine taevas. Telk ise on märg, ju on öösel sadanud.
Jalutan mööda Valgehobusemäe keskusest, mille kohvik avatakse alles pooleteise tunni pärast. Rada suundub metsa vahele. Pole õnneks väga porine. Päike langeb tüvede vahelt laiguti samblale, üksik lind vidistab ja on üldse ...
... and St. Catherine’s Passage.
After almost 3 hours, we head back to ship for an icecream & a relax on our balcony.
We are booked in to the Pinnacle Grill at 5:30pm & dine on Jumbo Prawn Cocktail, Cray Tail, & Chocolate Tornado for dessert, washed down with a selection of 4 wines, a Reisling, C******nay, Merlot & Shiraz.
Tonights show in the Auditorium is a Russian ...
... each day) all leaving with huge stacks of beer and vodka. Our hotel advertised that you could order the booze through them to be waiting for you at the hotel when you got off the ferry so you didn’t need to even go into the warehouse-sized “Alko-pood” shops - we love that name. Now, we have both been to Calais and Mike had seen this type of thing when he lived in Rostock (“the car ferries from Stockholm arrived twice a day, packed to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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