FUN-travel: Tallinn, Estonia – Day 3 – Princess Baltic Cruise

July 26, 2014 by  

Day 22 – Tuesday, July 22 – Tallinn, Estonia – Princess Cruise – Day 3 – blue skies – low 70’s – sunrise 4:08 – sunset 10:33

What I LIKE Tallinn, Estonia 2014 3

  • 8:00 – hot cappuccino
  • 9:30 – fruit plate & sandwich to go
  • 10:30 – walk off ship
  • – shuttle to town $10 Euro RT = round trip ea.
  • – self guided tour
  • Very cute medieval city
  • UNESCO site
  • Enter thru Viru gates – 14th century round towers
  • – sights include:
  • House of Brotherhood of Black Beads
  • w/Renaissance façade & ornate doors
  • Town Hall square
  • Town Hall pharmacy – oldest in Europe dates 1422 – closed
  • 1:15 – buy kids souvenirs – get good deal!
  • 1:30 – shuttle back
  • 2:00 – lunch buffet – gyros is best
  • 3:00 – free wifi @ cruise terminal & way faster
  • – table & chair to sit = $2.5 Euro diet coke
  • 4:00 – pedicure
  • 5:30 – happy hour in room – beer from Poland & duty free whiskey

Tallinn, Estonia 2014 26

  • 7:30 – dining room
  • – antipasto & scallop ceviche starters
  • – med rare hamburger (want to cook Tallinn, Estonia 2014 15it well & have to give your consent) VG, calamari steak so so
  • – Sextant Zin $3 extra charge – not the best
  • 9:15 – Lemoncella cart – $3 & you keep the souvenir shot glass
  • – go for it since we pay that much w/nothing in them for grandson
  • 10:30 – Draft Day – movie on room TV

What I DON’T LIKE

  • Town Hall pharmacy
  • – oldest in Europe dates 1422 – closed
  • Favorite waiter Jigger has no tables
  • Food not as good as 1st day
  • Lose another hour – clock ahead
  • Need to go to sleep for early tour departure

FUN-fact – Tallinn is the oldest capital in Europe and the smallest Baltic country at about the size of Switzerland.
More FF – It is also the birthplace of Skype.

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