Savoy Boutique Hotel
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... winding cobbled streets lined with shops. We walked the streets & came upon St. Olaf Church. It is a rustic medieval church, but has a tower which many people were going up into for the views of the city. Being the adventurous people were are, we bought entrance to the tower for 1 euro each. The stairway was very narrow & spiraled ...
Our first view of Tallinn, Estonia felt like we had not only sailed across the Baltic Sea; but, sailed back in time. As has time has passed; Tallinn has divided it's city into three distinct districts...a very clean, modern new city center; a gray, drab district that still bears influences of the former Soviet
Union; and a historical town center rich in history and cultural preservation. We visited each section; but, spent the majority of our time in the historical ...
... by war. We also walked along the coast line and looked out over the Baltic Sea and watched the sun rise and set.
One of the neatest things we did was to visit the museum at the Hotel Viro. Hotel Viro was built during Soviet times for western tourists to Estonia, and thus it was a very fancy hotel to showcase how great the USSR was. But the entire thing was a farce from the very beginning. The hotel was built by Finns, and thus was built in three years as ...
... off to Kadriorg Park to see the palace, the Presidential Palace, and the Peter the Great cottage. Timing is everything - we arrived at the Presidential Palace as some obvious heavy hitters were showing up to walk the red carpet and inspect the guard of honour, accompanied by a military band. The good thing about these tin-pot republics is that you can get close to the action at these events.
Eventually we managed to find the Peter the ...
... a good spot in the Fan Zone (extra 20 Euros).
Compared to the Peppers concert that we saw in Sydney 3 years ago, this one was far better. They played heaps of old tracks & even some (like “breaking the girl”) that I didn’t think that we would hear live. It was a great show & we had a great time.
We thought that we would wake a little worse for wear, but with our booze tolarance at a peak from months of drinking, we felt fine. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet