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Next I made my way to Mentzendorff's House which was not too easy to locate. This ...
... 6 countries. We walked around in the cold for almost two hours. It wouldn't have been so bad if it wasn't so windy. But the tour was informative and the old town is beautiful. There are many more newer buildings mixed in with the old here, maybe because of war damage earlier. Tallin is pretty much an intact medieval city and that makes it more special.
But this is a wonderful city. Don't get me wrong. The streets in the ...
... Cathedral has a magnificent 1884 pipe organ.
The streets are crocked and close together because of the age of the town. The cobblestone streets are very quaint.
It started raining just as we got back to the ship. We were only about 30 yards from the gangway, so we didn't get too wet. People who arrived a short while later came back looking as drowsed rats as it came down in ...
... squad of navy seals. We also passed the Tallink ferry to Stockholm. You could go as near to it as you wanted. Then back into the canal, under a road bridge which serves as a dormitory for Riga's homeless. I would hesitate to call it luxurious, but the cardboard dwellings seemed well constructed and for a city centre pad it certainly was secluded and quiet. 'Grand Hotel,' said the boat driver. Shortly after that we returned to our starting point. We ...
... pockets or sitting on the bench with their legs crossed - both of which are apparently forbidden. We've been in dozens of Orthodox churches in the past few weeks, but this is a novel experience.
Anyway, it is too late in the day to argue. We head off over to the hotel to get changed for dinner - we have a fish restaurant in mind that we noticed earlier, and since the prices here are comparatively a lot cheaper, we figure we would be mad not to give it a ...