Monday, 11 July 2016

1469 : Warehouse Cellars And Wooden Jewels


After the excess and opulence that was St Petersburg, we spent today in the lovely old Hanseatic town of Tallinn. St Petersburg was magnificent, a true jewel of a city, but Tallinn was more human and more down to earth: traders' houses with warehouse cellars rather than royal residences and marble treasure houses.
(Baltic Diary, June 2016)

1 comment:

Georgina Malcolm said...

That's lovely. Nice weather too by the look of the sky?