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... I did. My drink arrived with a basket of home made bread and salted butter. Not the best bread I've had; a little sweet and the crust was slightly burned. There was also some fruit loaf which was OK but also a little singed.
They don't have a tasting menu so I ordered a couple of small plates instead. For starters I had the oysters. These had a mushroom, crab and Parmesan crust and were accompanied by a tomato and celery dressing. Quite tasty, but ...
At last a sunny day all day :). So the pictures should look better. Kadi was gracious enough to babysit me again while Natalia could take care of personal stuff. I went with her on a tour she was giving of the underground tunnels and passages of the Ingrian and Swedish bastions. It is an excellent installation with video and sound effects that covers the birth and evolution of Tallinn, ...
... Most of them did not buy anything.
The town/city was quite lovely, particularly some old doors,
a large town square
and great-looking young female street hawkers.
This was not the most exciting city we visited but it was pleasantly interesting.
... Orthodox are the opposite, covered in paintings and glitziness, candles burning, though often not much seating. We realised today that our apartment block is right next to a Synagogue, but we haven't been inside. Today we walked out of town, along a small bit of bouldery coast to a small bit of beach, and visited the Tallinn Song Festival grounds. Again, absolutely enormous: officially the capacity is 75,000, with seating for 15,000 singerson stage. ...
... and then Stalin did his part by including Estonia in the USSR.
Our first major stop was the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, a Russian Orthodox church where photography was unfortunately not permitted.
A worship service was underway in one corner of the building. A handful of women and one man were standing (no pews or seating in Russian Orthodox), crossing themselves and bowing deeply, while a hidden chorus of men and women intoned ...