Tallinn, Estonia

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Sunset over the Baltic Sea

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Sunset over the Baltic Sea. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) This is a look at the sun as it sets over the Baltic Sea. I was ensconced in front of a window under a stairway (since the boat ran…

Goodbye to Tallinn’s Old Town

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Gates (from the inside). Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) Do you know how, when an amazing experience is coming to an end, and you just want it to last a little bit longer, you fill your eyes and your…

One Last Beer in Tallinn

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Grog. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) All hail to the mighty beer, brewed in the original style, using ingredients that approximate (as closely as possible) what was originally used. My beer had a distinct cinnamon flavor.

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Having a beer in Tallinn. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) I know this picture is blurry, but hey, I was running after these guys when I snapped it!

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities A tunnel to an open street in Tallinn’s Old Town. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image)

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Light. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) I thought I was done sharing pictures from the wall surrounding the Old Town portion of Tallinn, but I was wrong. After looking through my images today, I realized I have more that…

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Looking towards the next tower along the wall around Old Town. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) This is, in my opinion, one of the most spectacular views I’ve ever had the pleasure to see. I hope my photographs from…

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities A room inside the wall around Old Town. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) This is a room inside the wall that surrounds the Old Town portion of Tallinn, Estonia. As you can see, this room is in remarkably pristine…

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities The wall around Old Town. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) The Historic Center of Tallinn, known as “Old Town”, was one of the best fortified cities in Europe, with 66 towers adorning the city wall. Today, only 20 or…

Tallinn Amber Mall

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Amber Mall. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) This lovely building reminded me of NYC’s Flatiron Building in Manhattan, a triangular-shaped building that once was the tallest building in the world. This building in the Old Town portion of Tallinn,…