This Time Last Week

A city of 2 ages. Skype was invented here.

Enter the historic part of the city via an arch like this one.

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A city of 2 ages. Skype was invented here.

 

This time last week I was in the city that is the proud inventor of “skype”. This Baltic country has a chequered history, and was the favourite place on the whole cruise. Where in the world were we?

Full of history

Full of history

A climb up this tower will give you fantastic views of the city.

A climb up this tower will give you fantastic views of the city, but I guarantee you, your legs will ache for 2 days after.

Views like these

Views like these

Sunday service just finished.

Sunday service just finished.

Are these domes in Russia

Are these domes in Russia?

Hmm Estonia actually

Hmm Estonia actually

Where in the world can you buy Elk soup?

Where in the world can you buy Elk soup?

Have it served in earthenware pots...

Have it served in earthenware pots…

....and not be given any cutlery to drink it with?

….and not be given any cutlery to drink it with?

Have you guessed yet?

 

 

Well the answer is Talinn in Estonia. An amazing place. As well as being the birthplace of skype, it is also renowned for it’s marzipan and amber products, and we bought both 🙂

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