Old Estate Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and he sadly had to return to Estonia. I told him that I am also distantly Welsh (via the Williams line, of course) but he still charged me the fee on the metre. Worth a try though,eh?
Yes, two blogs in one day from Rick. This is because we are in the wonderful 'Looming' Hostel in Tartu, Estonia, which not only is very 'eco', but also has a computer on which I have been able to download, sort and backup photos.
So here is a selection of the many bits of graffiti and street art we've seen on our travels so far.
If you've really been paying attention you might spot ones you've seen ...
... 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 ...