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Tallinn flight and Balti Jaam - October 2010

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Landing by plane on the Tallinn airport (Tallina lennujaam) gives good views over the Estonian coastline and the city centre of the medieval Tallinn. Then a walk through the Russian market near the railway station.

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The cape Kiipsaare Nukk has been under the influence of waves moving from west to east. From the left: island Kubjama säär / Kubjamaa. bay Kihelkonna Lath. peninsula Tagamõisa Poolsaar with: Cape Kiipsaare NuKk, bay Uudepanga Laht, cape Undva nina.
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The smaller islands in the front are: Saarnaki, Kaevatsi laid and Heinlaid. The rounder one on the right is called Vohilaid. Hiiumaa is the second largest island of Estonia after Saaremaa. The island's topography is low and flat. The north coast has many beaches. Human settlements are located in coastal areas, the center is covered by inhabited woods.
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The small island in the channel is called Seasaar, on the right are small islands Ulasaar and Silgurahu nearby the peninsula Ramsi Poolsaar. On the left the eastern part of the bigger Vormsi island. Trivia: "Kurk" means "cucumber". Channel.
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Left the cape Toomania and right the cape Ristinina. Near the beach is the Lepaauk Lake, in the front are the lakes Veskijärv and Tänavjärv.
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On the left Suur-Pakri (11.6 km²) and Väike-Pakri (12.9 km²) on the right. The smaller islands in between are called Langgorone and Kappa. The strait Kurkse väin separates the islands form continental Estonia.
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The Estuary of the Kloostri Jögi (river) is siltting up by sediments.
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Long beaches can be found west of Lohusalu.
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Behind the cape are Tallinna Linn and Haabersti Linnaosa (sandbanks).
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Paljassaare Poolsaar is a former island and the current peninsula in Tallinn's north.
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Paljassaare Poolsaar is a former island and the current peninsula in Tallinn's north. In the foreground: Põhja, a district of Tallinn.
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In the foreground: Tallinn old city center on the hill with Riigkogu, Tallinna toomkirik, Aleksander Nevski katedraal, Kaarli kirik, Niguliste kirik, Oleviste kirik. In the background: Aegna island in front of the penisula Haabneeme Viimsi.
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In the foreground: Tallinn old city center on the hill with Riigkogu, Kaarli kirik, Aleksander Nevski katedraal, Tallinna toomkirik, Niguliste kirik. The road in the foreground: Pärnu maantee. In the background: Tallinn's industrial harbour.
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Skyscraper skyline in the east of the city centre of Tallinn.
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The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is an orthodox cathedral in the Tallinn Old Town, Estonia. It was built to a design by Mikhail Preobrazhensky in a typical Russian Revival style between 1894 and 1900, during the period when the country was part of the Russian Empire. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is Tallinn's largest and grandest orthodox cupola cathedral. It is dedicated to Saint Alexander Nevsky who in 1242 won the Battle of the Ice on Lake [...]
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Old style wooden houses are common in Tallinn, unfortunately they are mostly in bad conditions.
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The locomotive was in service until 1953.
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This train runs 14 hours and 40 minutes on the direct route (2010).
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This train runs 14 hours and 40 minutes on the direct route (2010).
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This is the pharmacy at the railway station...
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All Estonian trains run on tracks of 1520 mm (4 ft 11 5⁄6 in) (Russian gauge), the same as in Russia, Belarus, Latvia, and Lithuania.
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Also some health care helpers are to be found here. Nearby the railway station also it the classical Russian market.
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The Russian market (Jaama turg) is near he the central railway station in Tallinn.
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Crataegus, commonly called hawthorn or thornapple, is a large genus of shrubs and trees in the rose family, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Europe, Asia and North America. The name hawthorn was originally applied to the species native to northern Europe, especially the Common Hawthorn C. monogyna, and the unmodified name is often so used in Britain and Ireland. The Russian market (Jaama turg) is near he the central railw [...]
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The Russian market (Jaama turg) is near he the central railway station in Tallinn.
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The Russian market (Jaama turg) is near he the central railway station in Tallinn.
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