Von Stackelberg Hotel Tallinn
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
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The ship seems to slide sideways into port with barely touching the side of the pier. It is that quiet and smooth that you don't even know that you have docked.
We all left the ship at 9.30 and caught a taxi up to the old baroque Toompea Castle in Palace Square.
The Castle is located in the old town of Tallinn which was originally a walled city.
The Toompea Castle is the seat of the parliament of the ...
... from the peasants. It also meant they could look down on the peasants and see what they were up to. It was up here where we took part in some Estonian Folk dancing, mainly to keep warm. I did briefly feel warmer, but that had warn off by the time we saw the Parliament. Being the President of Estonia is not quite the same as being President of the US, and the parliament is not at all protected by guards, and it is quite common to see the President around the town, usually on his phone ...
... been by phone and email, so we hadn't actually met in person before. It was wonderful that our cruise ships docked at the same time in the same port to afford us this opportunity. Rhona's daughter Kate is 10, and she and Catherine got to know each other, as did Sam and Chip, Rhona's husband. Good times!
My only challenge with this stop is getting my kids to remember where we went. I have asked several times, showed them the map, and they still ...
... which time I got pelted with rain - but the rest of the trip was dry and the small amount of rain I'd picked up dried soon enough. I pulled into Tallinn and saw a sign pointing left for Tallinn on road E67, and a sign pointing right for Helsinki also on road E67. For a moment I thought I'd booked a ferry for nothing because the sign made it look awfully like there was a bridge or tunnel, but I knew for certain that was not the case. Sure enough the sign to Helsinki takes ...
While we visited Tallinn, there was a large, medieval market in the Town Square. Each day vendors set up stalls, minstrels played and food served. Any time there are vendors and vending booths, Darlene can claim shopping rights.