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... or for business rivals to see who was coming and going from persons homes. The Swedes also built tunnels under the tower.
The lower town needed workers so if a slave escaped from upper town and worked for one year without being caught they would earn their freedom.
Next was the Nevsky Cathedral, of the same name of a Cathedral ...
... colours so it is quite cheerful even though it was another bleak day, around -2 degrees and sometimes lightly snowing. There weren't many people around but I imagine it could be busy in the summer or if a cruise ship was in.
We arrived in the town about 2:30pm and we had to be back at the ship no later than 5:30pm so it didn't leave very long to walk about but it is very compact so we managed ...
... it off. We walked back to our apartment and finished packing, before carrying our bags downstairs and through the cobblestone streets until we reached our new hotel, which includes a gym and public swimming pool. There we left our bags and set out to see Tallinn. First stop was the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, a Russian Orthodox church on the top of a hill. It was unlike any structure I've seen in person before, with ...
... supposedly "non existent" 23rd floor. The KGB museum tour included a history of the hotel during the soviet era, a look around the quarters to see old spy equipment (including exploding purses and cufflinks with microphones - very James Bond) and listening to anecdotes from the Soviet occupation - apparently it was quicker to get room service by talking to the lamp than by calling the lobby.
In the evening we crossed over to the ...
... oppressive regime for another, neither of which was likely to lead to the return of their independence when the war was over; to failing to secure the support of the Western democracies in the aftermath of WWII; to being completely enveloped into the USSR and to undergo a long period of ‘Russification’, deprivation, and hardship; to the final struggle toward true independence again, in 1991, with the dissolution of the USSR. We spent an hour here and then struck off ...