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Today is Sunday, July 7. We boarded the coach on our way to Tallinn, Estonia. Along the route we stopped at a lovely restaurant in the city of Parnu which was located at a hotel on the beach. And yes, we walked along the beach. Another beautiful day. We had a lovely lunch, reboarded the bus and we are now at the very modern Swiss Hotel in Tallinn. …
Estonia and the Singing Revolution
Except for the fact that there is no sun, the weather today is much like it has been the last two, cloudy and cool with intermittent downpours. Once again we board the bus, this time for Estonia, the third and smallest both in area and population, of the Baltic countries.
En route, …
... regime for another, neither of which was likely to lead to the return of their independence when the war was over; to failing to secure the support of the Western democracies in the aftermath of WWII; to being completely enveloped into the USSR and to undergo a long period of ‘Russification’, deprivation, and hardship; to the final struggle toward true independence again, in 1991, with the dissolution of the USSR. We spent an hour here and then struck off to ...
... costumes. The place was surrounded by restaurants & had an old town hall in the square. As it was still quite cool we returned around the base of the citadel beside a lake system which must have been the moat at one stage & made it back to our hotel. We watched a bizarre film subtitled in Estonian & went for dinner in the restaurant. The TV has been interesting in other places as we have seen several dubbed Uk TV sitcoms but here they subtitle them, ...
... t rain. Some interesting facts 33 letters of alphabet 1000 palaces 5 million people live in Petersburg 140million live in Russia It is only sunny 30 to 40 days a year (full sun) It takes between 3-4 hours on the fast train between st Petersburg and Moscow Not many people in Moscow speak English in st Petersburg they do Our day started out interesting. Firstly tight immigration and it took forever. They are not quick as all of ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSwissotel Tallinn
Roomy hotel! We stayed on the 13th floor. The king sized bed is really king sized and not two twins. There is a separate tub and shower in the bathroom. Modern furniture, clean lines, and comfortable. Great hotel!
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