Tallinn (2)

Our tour stopped in Tallinn, Estonia.  The ship was late in arriving because we were late in leaving St. Petersburg.  It was stormy weather and the captain was trying to time our voyage to miss the worst of the storm.  We had only about 4 hours in Tallinn.  We were very glad that we had spent 2 days there previously.  We still did not get to see some places that we had hoped to see.

We went to the Song Festival grounds.  There have been Song Festivals in Estonia since 1869 and is one of the largest amateur choral events in the world.  The present stage was built in 1960.  A joint choir of more than 30,000 singers perform for an audience of more than 80,000.

We stopped in to see one of the oldest continuously running pharmacies in Europe; it has been in business in the same building since early 15th century.

We did enjoy strolling the streets again to see the sights and the people.

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