I came across from Tallinn on a ferry, a beautiful boat, on a sunny afternoon. It was pretty full so I chose a seat near the children’s area. I noticed that all the children seemed to be blonde.
They are sweeping up the little stones they use to make the ice and snow less slippery during the winter.
Maybe it was just where I went but drinking is a great part of life here. I was introduced to a strong drink made with tar. Now, in America, we use tar for the roads and I was familiar with the smell. But it was explained to me that it was an organic liquid much like resin or sap. It really tasted good and did me no harm. It joined the beer inside me and was a great way to remember this great city.
your intrepid reporter,