Meriton Old Town Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tallinn
... vane and say “There he is!” The last legend we were told was about a little gray man who comes up to people in Tallinn and asks “Is the city ready yet?” The answer is always “No – it’s not ready yet.” The story is that when the city is “ready” it will be inundated with huge floods – so the answer to the little man’s question will always be a resounding “NO!”
... while we were in Estonia because of the unreliability of the local ATM machines in Russia. For $20.00 I got 450 Rubles. During our walk about we found the buildings to be quaint and colored with soft shades of pastel colors but in need of some repair and sprucing up. Maybe they just haven’t had their spring clean-up as of yet. Things were pricey here – as I’ve said we’ve been collecting magnets here and this is the first place that ...
... br> We were still out the door by 10am and ready to see what Tallinn had to offer. The map showed us that there were interesting buildings sort of arranged in two different rings, a large outer and then around the center. We started at the Viru gates. These gates, like much of Tallinn, date back to the medieval times. There are pictures of the city, and different plaques around town, and seriously not much has changed. The buildings look the same, the streets and ...
... wear and tear if it was there originally.
Warsaw has seen a lot of modernising in recent years and has quite a cosmopolitan feel in the newer areas and eateries. Geoff and Di were here in 2001 and hardly recognised the place.
So after about 7 hours of walking we head back to the hotel to get ready for our next day heading to Lithuania.
Across the border we go, so far we havnt been pulled up at any of the border, they ...
... any regard of customs, their surroundings. Loud, rude, dismissive of other cultures or beliefs or viewpoints. Its been constantly frustrating Natalie and I.
From the Toompea area, we headed back into the area near the square for lunch. We found a place called the Brewery. Local brewed beer, Estonian Sausages, a burger for Nat. The honey beer I had here was excellent. The best of the food was Estonian style garlic bread, little crunchy pieces, yum!
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center