Tagged With "Tallinn"

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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2015: Views over Tallinn, Estonia

GarryRF ·
Looks like the aerial shots from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Gene Wilder) Which was released 44 years ago ! Tempus Fugit.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2015: Views over Tallinn, Estonia

Marilyn Jones ·
So beautiful. I'd love to make the trip!!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2015: Views over Tallinn, Estonia

Mac ·
Marilyn, it was lovely and enchanting. I plan to post more pictures of Tallinn and other Baltic destinations in the run-up to Christmas. I'm sure you would like to visit them all.
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Exploring the Baltic Coast. 3) Tallinn, Estonia

Linguists on the Loose ·
  Our final Baltic destination was Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. We spent the week wandering around the old town, admiring the medieval architecture, haggling with vendors at the Russian market, wading in the cool clear waters of the Baltic,...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2015: Views over Tallinn, Estonia

Mac ·
Prompted by posting last week my Pic of the Day of a magnificent door knocker snapped during my visit to the beautiful old capital city of Estonia, I am spurred to share with you this beautiful view over the roof tops of the city looking out towards...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 27, 2015: The old boot, Tallinn

Mac ·
Still more from my shoe-box of pictorial memories of the lovely medieval city Tallinn in Estonia, on the shores of the Baltic sea, is this rather splendid rain water gutter down-spout in the form of an old boot. Situated in the "Old Boot Street" of...
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December 18, 2015: Tiled arches in Tallinn

Mac ·
From his shoebox, Mac pulls another incredible image of Tallinn
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Re: December 18, 2015: Tiled arches in Tallinn

DrFumblefinger ·
I've been wondering about these arches, Mac. Were the purely aesthetic, or is there some function to them that you could discern?
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Re: December 18, 2015: Tiled arches in Tallinn

Mac ·
I think the arches were actually functional, probably bracing the wall of the building on the right against the thicker fortress wall on the left. The tiled tops must be to protect the arch against the effects of the weather eroding the arches. Unusual, in any event.
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