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I would REALLY like to know what this is an advertisement for!


Tallinn is definitely a town under construction


Hot roasted nuts sold by cute wenches - hmmm


Notice all the contrasting elements of this picture? Modern building, ancient tower, multiple flags, sidewalk cafe, and McDonalds.


Olde Hansa to the right - great 'authentic' medieval restaurant


Medieval shops


Town Hall Square


Town Hall


Town Hall, from a different angle


Town Hall Square, from a different angle


Alexander Nevsky Cathedral


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What exactly does this sign mean - This is a no robbery zone? Does that mean there are some areas where it IS okay to snatch a bag????


Would one of you girlfriends of mine have a baby already. I really wanted to buy the precious little coat to the bottom left


More wenches and nuts


I love when McDonalds at least blends in to the local architecture


These same stalls have sheltered vendors for hundreds of years!


Patrick would have loved the little blondies running all over this town


Ruins of St. Brigetta Convent


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Ruins of St Brigetta in the foreground; the new convent built a few years ago is in the background


People watching the flower buyers


I love gutter art


Never did find out exactly who this was. May have been the president of Estonia or a prince or something. They closed the City Hall down while he was inside and had police all over the place.


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Joe, the journalist I met, took this picture for me. My Aunt Kay likes you now Joe. She likes everyone who takes pictures of me!


View of the Square from the Town Hall Tower


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This little entrepeneurial wonder was terrific. She was working deals on postcards when I passed earlier in the day - I didn't like any of the ones she had but she was so good I bought eight, plus stamps. When I passed again, while it was raining, she was skipping down the street stopping anyone who didn't have an umbrella and offering to sell the one she was carrying. If I had a business, I'd give her a job!


The African restaurant in Estonia - cool design and good food


Ele and I at the African restaurant. I really enjoyed chatting with her. Bummer we didn't get more time together.


Ferry Followers


This puppy was sooooo cute. So in love with her mommy I couldn't help but stare at the two of them. Turned out the girl had just picked up 'Laura' not two hours before. This little pup sat with her bottom in her Louis Vitton pet carrier the entire three hour ferry! Such a good puppy. They must have been bonded in another life. They completely belong to each other.


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