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Interior of our Helsinki  hotel  

Interior of our Helsinki hotel

Same Shirt - Different Country

May 7th 2011
Welcome back, reader. Our (relatively speaking) adventure begins again. We are now in Tallinn, Estonia, having arrived yesterday by ferry from Helsinki, Finland, having arrived there two days earlier by overnight plane from Hong Kong. Hong Kong was 28 degrees, sticky and disturbingly efficient. Helsinki was 4 degrees, and efficient. Tallinn was not very efficient but was quite medieval. ... read more
Europe » Estonia

Estonian Flag After centuries of Danish, Swedish, German, and Russian rule, Estonia attained independence in 1918. Forcibly incorporated into the USSR in 1940, it regained its freedom in 1991, with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Since the last Russian troops le... ... read more
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