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... Never-the-less thanks to David we didn’t get lost. At Belarus station though it took us quite a while to find the platform for our train, and we missed two in the process. Fortunately they go about every 20 mins at this time of day but not all from the same platform and the girls back at the hotel told us it’s hard for them to work out which platform they need to go to, let alone for someone who doesn’t understand Russian.Next day we headed off ...
... castle grounds disguised as a boy (I wonder if her name was Kate, short for Bob…) as it was forbidden for women to be in the castle grounds amongst the monks. They were soon discovered and in a display of Christian forgiveness, the canon was locked in the dungeon until he starved to death and the girl was bricked up alive in the baptistry tower. Her screams were heard for days until she fell silent. Ever since then on the night of the August full moon, a ghostly apparition can ...
... we have heard relating to KGB torture cellars in a couple of cities we have seen in the Baltic region. The saying goes; “Those cellars have the best views in the city. You can see all the way to Siberia from them”.
Well the tour was probably a lot more interesting to the people who understood the tour guide as we kept getting separated from our Belgian friend and she maintained the Russian spoken was a little different in dialect ...
... was well stocked too!
Back to the boat, lunch and then camera at the ready, we were off again on our little bikes to do the sightseeing bit, which principally meant the Haapsalu loss or Episcopal Castle, dating from the thirteenth century (see photo). Apart from being an impressive construction with its integral church, the castle also boasts a ghost, called the 'White Lady in the Wall'. I have copied the Haapsalu web site verbatim below :-
... pushed to one side. We breathed in as she swept past, there was enough room with some to spare, but I defy anyone not to be nervous!
Later on, we were able to switch the engine off and gently sail in the light breeze. The water is quite shallow hereabouts but there are clear water routes so as long as you stick to these, you should be ok. Sometimes, there is as little as 2m under the keel and whereas in Germany and Poland I wasn’t worried even when ...