Travel Blogs from Tallinn
... soup, pies and beer all at a very reasonably price. The soup was served in a very large handmade pottery bowl but with no spoon, candles for light and blocks of wood for tables giving the place real character. We loved it! By the late afternoon the rain had once again met up with us, so we decided to move on out, quickly stopping at Joey Dunlop's memorial for Dad Mac, then is was on the road ...
... of food. They even went the extra step and provided us with inattentive staff and a rain storm to make it unbelievably cold.
DAY 179 – 27/06/13 – TALLINN
Our second day in Tallinn focussed on the other side of Estonia, the 51 year takeover and occupation from the Soviet Union when the Red Army were in maximum power mode and determined to rule the world. Estonia and the other two countries in the Baltic, Latvia and Lithuania, were ...
... Lots of restaurants and shops, music and generally friendly people. Not sure if it lived up to the fantastic impressions others had of it, but it was lovely.
Around 7pm, we headed up to the VCL for the happy hour and chatted with a couple that had the early seating for dinner. Went down to dinner at 8:30, and we had a great dinner with ...
... so you need to search for them.
Our tour guide was a young woman called Helli who took us around most of the major sites; Kiek In De Kok (and yes Dave, Mike got a “comedy” photo of himself clutching his ****** outside that one) the big Orthodox Alexander Nevsky church, the salmon-coloured parliament building, the dance of death painting, the Russian flea market, castle walls etc. She also gave us a lesson on speaking Estonian which ...
... been open to tourists. There are hardly any signs or directions, but it made it fun and somewhat creepy to wander around the corridors, cells, surgery rooms, and all. Some places were barely lit to the point that I had to use my camera as a flashlight. The walls of staff rooms were often covered in Russian translations of American movie posters, and it was nice to see lots of period material from when the prison closed (2004) and before it. Research ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed