Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tallinn
Well we learnt after day two that you are not meant to smile in Estonia, it means you are trying to pick them up.... interesting times.
Tallin is a beautiful World Heritage listed on the Baltic coast,the Finnish tend to use it as a bit of a spa town (we have noticed that it is very cheap compared to our previous hotels, about half the …
... forth and convincing him I didn't have 50€ he gave me back my papers, asked me to slow down in town and told me to go! I completely understand that its 60kph in town but there is not a single sign telling you its 60 in town, the towns generally consisted of only a few houses without any change to the road and half the towns name signs were also non-existent. To make me feel a little better he pulled over another two people while we were there and realistically could have booked ...
... we should be more advanced.
The neat thing about this country is that despite the Danes and the German crusaders trying to convert their paganism to christianity, they ended up mostly agnostic. There are some beautiful churches of Orthodox, Catholic and Lutheran inclinations but today, most natives go to church just a few times a year namely at Christmas and other special occasions. They've seen the light.
... and we enjoyed a great day and night relaxing, snacking, and watching the BLIZZARD ON APRIL 7TH outside the window.
I loved Estonia, the rides through the country, the views of how people live in and out of the city, the food, the culture. To be honest, I had to even say at one point that I would have liked to intern in Estonia, maybe have split my time between Lithuania and there, but the short visit was wonderful nevertheless.
... on my next stop, Helsinki!
Tallinn is just a fantastic little city and it turned out to be a big surprise highlight of my trip. Even though it was super cold and rainy, I still managed to have a great time. I was told that in the Summer time it's even better with tons of outdoor activities and concerts. So since I'll be returning to St. Petersburg at some point, I'm definitely going to make another stop here as well. And next time I'm ordering that ...
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