Old Estate Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... fact my room directly overlooked the square which was nice. I got down there at around 10:30, checked in and then went in search of breakfast. Had a very nice Estonian pancake stuffed with ham and cheese.
I wanted to take today easy as a bit of a rest day so I didn’t have much planned. First though, I headed across the river to the Tartu City History Museum. I asked the lady on the desk for a ticket and she was most apologetic. "I cannot give you a ticket" she said, full ...
... but the girl let me keep my pack there until I could. Which turned out to be not that long as after making a skype call, the room was ready. Looming Hostel is a really funky place. All the furniture is made from recycled materials and all the rooms are decorated by local artists. They only use environmentally friendly cleaning products and recycle everything. They even provide guests with a list of places that sell environmentally friendly products in Tartu. After settling into my room, ...
... bus turned up on time and 45 minutes latest I got off at Izborsk.
Izborsk is one of the oldest towns in Russia, first settled by Varangian (basically Vikings headed east) adventurers in the 10the century. Today it is a sleepy village that has the remains of the oldest Kremlin (fortress) in Russia. After a short walk north from the bus stop I found the Kremlin. It was absolutely stunning. The stone walls are quite high and several metres thick, and encompass numerous ...
... towns in Russia. So I'm going from one of the newest towns straight to the oldest. The train left Vitebsky Station at 6:45. I booked myself a window seat so I could see the countryside. There were six seats to a compartment and all the seats in mine were occupied. As the train left the station, I felt a sense of excitement that my journey was continuing but still a little sad to be leaving St Petersburg.
... of duels – 29 in total) and his death is considered a catastrophe for Russian literature. He is buried at Svyatagorsky Monastery, quite close, and we visited his grave as well.
We also visited Izborsk, a town near Pskov with one of the oldest stone fortresses in all of Russia (the largest tower was built in 1330). The fortress afforded lovely views of the countryside and, as I love castles, it was fun to walk around. We ...