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... in half an hour. So when the minister arrives, she is more surprised to see me than I am to see her. I climb the bell tower and spot good weather on the horizon. Praise the Lord.
Good weather really arrives, as do Finnish cyclists. I buy some Estonian dessert (kohuke) and eat it in front of the shop. Life is good again.
Forest is full of wild strawberries. Can't eat them all although I give it a try. Then five hikers sit in the middle of the trail. They are ...
... against pink sky. Singing sand. First into the water, then some sand-songs, then goodbye. Some Brit is lost in Tallinn airport.
Despite the late hour I make dinner to lighten my backpack. 20 kg is a bit too much even if it includes 3 liters of water. Some couples walk silently by.
Hommikul ütleb raadio, et Keskkonnaamet soovitab suvist vaba aega kasutada Eesti metsadega tutvumiseks. No just.
Puhkuse-eelne viimane tööpäev läheb lõpuks veidi lappama. ...
... when I got to the cathedral, I was surprised to see a full orchestra and choir practising. They were performing Vivaldi's Gloria which seemed very appropriate in such a setting. The music and singing was beautiful and I sat and listened for a while. When I got up to leave, I saw that the standard afternoon shower of rain had arrived, so I went back and listened some more. Quite reluctantly, when the rain stopped, I left the cathedral and headed back to the café and had a light ...
... tradition going on. Something to do with the mysteries of knitting with wool that the Bride and her bridesmaids took part in (better than a ‘Hens’ party we thought).
Our destination for the night had always been Parnu, which is the second largest city in Estonia. Unfortunately, it is also the main summer holiday destination in the country and it only had one camp-site which turned out to be fully booked. This was at 6:30 in ...
... was well stocked too!
Back to the boat, lunch and then camera at the ready, we were off again on our little bikes to do the sightseeing bit, which principally meant the Haapsalu loss or Episcopal Castle, dating from the thirteenth century (see photo). Apart from being an impressive construction with its integral church, the castle also boasts a ghost, called the 'White Lady in the Wall'. I have copied the Haapsalu web site verbatim below :-