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.
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Europe » Estonia 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