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Older hotel across from bus and in walking distance to old town. Not particularly quiet. wooden construction so not as soundproof. Terrible tv. No english stations
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... attend the biggest and most prestigious tertiary education institute of Estonia. To put things in perspective, that's about 10% of the population of the city. When the students go home over the summer break, the city really notices! The university is largely situated on Toomemagi hill, the site of the original medieval fortress. The main university building is a huge classical style building at the foot of the hill. Inside this building is an art museum, containing (sadly) plaster ...
... s falling over... Inside there were all sorts of random instruments set up for a concert that evening such as bike tyres and a piano with no keys. We don't think we will go to this concert. Out of the church we walked up Toome Hill to see the remains of the Cathedral. The arches and columns are still there and these are very impressive. Also up the hill is the sacrificial stone which has a series of dimples on it which even today students go and burn their exam notes in. We ...
... the journey of our trip. One of the first places I visited would also be the last. It was a fun evening reminiscing about the past and making plans to see each other in the future.
It is amazing how small this world really is. Who would have guessed that two people sitting across the aisle from Hannah and Kayla on their flight over here would turn out to be two of our most cherished companions. Jared and Kirsten go to school ...
... saunas. Estonians are HUGE into saunas. Most families have one in their house and they use it several times a week - usually as a big family social event. There were three in the men's locker room. One was an aroma therapy sauna that was flavored with menthol, and was around 45 degrees Celsius. It was enjoyable but really didn't warm you up at all. The next step up was a wet sauna that clocked in around 55 degrees Celsius. Finally, the "real" sauna ...
... to ask what the problem is. She quickly explains that no one answered either line and that I need to "Come back later!" And then she promptly shuts the window. Hannah and I just stare at each other in disbelief, and almost comical disappointment, but not too comical. ;)
Our second attempt the next day went better, even though it was the same lady working the desk. We tried our cell phones again, and unfortunately discovered we were out of minutes...well great. ...