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Sep 25, 2017 - Haapsalu

Day 15 - Monday 25th September Well we've reached the turning point on our trip. From here on we will be heading home albeit in a bit more leisurely fashion as we intend to follow the Baltic coast as far as possible. The trip so far has been remarkable for the lack of any real hills along the way, all pretty flat. We left the port of Tallin & headed a couple of miles West to the open air cultural museum. It is a very large park housing many old Estonian buildings collected together from all parts of the country, mainly rural farms. It is...

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The Baltic States

Aug 24, 2017 - Haapsalu, Estonia

I had heard from someone that Estonia's cities along the Baltic Sea were known for their spas and specifically, the healing powers of the mud from the sea. I researched this and found a deal that I thought too good to be true. On Sunday I took the bus from Tallinn to the seaside town of Haapsalu. There weren't many tourists as it seems that folks up in these parts already consider it as autumn. The tourist season is over. After getting off at the Haapsalu "bus station" I waited for the local bus. I got on, gave the guy a 2€ coin and he gave...

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Sep 25, 2005 - Haapsalu

Start: Kersalu End: Haapsalu Weather: Sunny Ride: 85km Awoke at 8.30am, which was later than hoped, but at least I was refreshed from a good night's sleep. Ate breakfast and completed yesterday's journal entry. It was noon by the time I had packed up, taken a short stroll along the beach and hit the road. I left national cycle route 1 shortly thereafter to take a short cut. Even though this road was poorly sealed it was still easy to cycle and there was very little traffic. The scenery was mundane alternating between forest (mainly...

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