Because at least once in my life I had to look at the place where Bjork was born and raised. In addition, Iceland poured relentlessly from friends and acquaintances’ tapes with woolen horses, blue ice and Martian landscapes – and I decided to channel envy towards them in a productive way.
How to go?
It is better to attend to plane tickets in advance, because Iceland is not at all the country to which they break away a week before the trip. I bought my FinnAir tickets for six months, they cost me $ 400 (tickets from Vilnius with a transfer will cost about the same amount, however, you can buy them a few weeks before the trip – 34travel). We had to fly with a change: the road from Moscow to Helsinki took a little more than an hour and a half, and from Helsinki to Keflavik (the main airport of Reykjavik) it took another 1.5 hours. Continue reading
Sights of Tallinn
Over the eight centuries of its existence, Tallinn has never been in whose hands. For a fortress and a port on the Baltic Sea at different times, knightly orders, Sweden and the Russian Empire fought. As a result, the modern capital of Estonia has become a mixture of different cultures, architectural styles and traditions.
Old Tallinn is a classic example of medieval cities in Northern Europe. In the center there is a fortified fortress with thick walls, where the parliament sits, stone streets spread out from houses with gabled roofs diverge from the main square, and bell towers of ancient churches rise above the blocks.
The capital of Estonia is the main cultural center of the country. Here are the main museums, theaters, concert venues. On city streets festivals and festive processions are held throughout the year. Continue reading