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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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It’s a rainy Monday evening in Tallinn. I arrived yesterday by ferry. It was an easy check-in but a long walk up 3 floors to boarding. I was on deck 9 on a very quiet area of the ship with a perfect view. I felt the ship move so perhaps it’s not as gigantic as I thought it was.
FROM MY SEAT ON THE FERRY< …
... gave us a brief history of this region ... often fought over by Fins, Swedes, Russians and Germans from the 11th century ... all seeking to secure Baltic Sea access.
We arrived at our hotel in Tallin about 6pm and later walked into the old town to have a snack and beer at the recommended Beer Haus. Short walk home via the historic old town square in very cool conditions. Another interesing day and sort of pleased to be out of Russia ... but don't really know ...
... And the icing on the cake, they were playing Jazz on the sound system. The guy behind the bar was a young Estonian who chatted to me while making my dirty martini, (which at 7 Euros was a steal compared to the prices at home). He told me that Estonians are naturally polite but shy, that Finnish and Estonian might sound the same but are in fact totally different languages, and that at least 40% of the Estonian population are ethnic Russian. In return ...
... so that I could take photos (just as well he stopped) the cobbles make the ride so very bumpy it shakes the livin daylights out of you but it was enjoyable nevertheless. We then walked around some of the markets, the flowers were beautifully arranged can’t imagine they manage to sell them all in a day there are so many. We sat and had a beer just so that we could people watch for a while. Opposite there were people competing for customers so the ...
... roast pork and potatoes. We could have had reindeer or bear as well but the price was high for those ones. To walk off our lunch we decided to head for the Kadriorg Palace which would be about 30mins from the Market Square. The palace was built by Peter the Great as a summer residence for his Empress, Catherine. This time of year is graduation time for many of the countries and cities and it appeared the same ...