Old Estate Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... has discussed pollution of the Baltic Sea, bringing down CO2 emissions, and the crazy amount of food we waste in Europe. This year, our topic was packaging waste.
Every year, Latvian households throw out 210,000 tonnes of packaging waste. One-third of the things we get rid of are just the wrapping that temporarily covered the things we actually meant to buy: the aluminium can holding our soda, the plastic foil ...
... or so, but Google doesn't tell you that the fastest walking route is up and down several steep hills!
And Terviseks, our lovely hostel is on the 4th floor of an old building. But once we checked in, all was good. There's a nice chill space with a spacious kitchen.
We enjoyed just walking around and grabbing a beer in a couple nice pubs. The beer selection is excellent here, with a ...
... 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 ...