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TravelPod Member ReviewsSaaremaa Hotell Mandjala
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... drove out along the coast to see the cliffs, and through some small villages. We also saw some restored windmills (5), but the wind was blowing strongly, so it was quick pics and move on. The afternoon was taken up with a spa treatment for me, and a massage for Ron. We had dinner in a lovely restaurant located in an old windmill. It served traditional Estonian cuisine which was yummy, and the local beer was also very good as ...
... br> The bookings of the ferry was done with Internet and all works without any problems. The ferry to the first island Hiiumaa took 90 minutes and surounded this relatively small island in no time. There is even less traffic on the islands and the road unfortunately are off the beach aereas - a precaution for the winter storms
We arrived at the second ferry terminal in Söru for crossing to the other, bigger island Saaremaa and ...
... shower, I headed out to find some food after arranging to check out later before my 3:30pm bus. On the main street, I had a bowl of hot porridge and a coffee at the Classic Café. I then made my way back to the castle to take in the museum of Saaremaa history.
All that is left of the original medieval castle is the main, square keep. Originally this was surrounded by a moat and a curtain wall, which was expanded twice in its history before the Swedes modernized ...
... I was not finishing that meal.
Leaving nothing but a clean bowl behind, I left the windmill very sated and decided to walk off as much of the meal as I could before heading back to the hostel. It was a bit of a shock going from the bustling, social hostel in Tallinn to being in a room by myself. I spent the rest of the evening finalising plans for the next leg of my travels before turning in for the night. In a bed that was a quiet as one could wish ...
... the beach area, people watching and had a late dinner before heading to the airport to fly back to Tallinn.
There was problem with our plane after it landed in Kuressaare, so we had to wait for a few hours before they could fly another plane from Tallinn back to get us. We almost had to ride the bus back overnight to Tallinn. I was very late getting into Tallinn but better to be safe than sorry! Great time out on the islands though!