India to UK in 90 Days – France Chapter – One Last Day in French Alps

Today we spend our last day in French Alps before we head towards French Rivera.As i…


India to UK in 90 Days – France Chapter – Into The French Alps

The other night i camped at this camping site located not so far from the main road.Had a pretty good…


India to UK in 90 Days – Italy Chapter – Into The Alps

It was a cold night and i realized that this is just the beginning.While i was planning for the trip,one…


India to UK in 90 Days – Circling Around Mont Blanc – Chamonix

Lai da Marmorera reservoir ahead of Julier pass. This is Switzerland to you,unreal landscapes.What you see here is Tinizong-Rona town…


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Tartu Cathedral and Kuressare Island Marathon – Estonia

I By:   I 2 years ago I   0 COMMENTS I   Estonia, Europe I   , , , , , , I was surviving on Hot Dogs during the day and during the night,And this was the first time i noticed that there are two sorts of Hot Dogs.One American and another is French.French ones usually have the closed bread and sauces are filled inside it and american one comes with a open bread and we have a choice to fill in some more fillers.Well that was just an observation which i converted into my understanding. Noticed lots of cops cars and bikes around the Tallin-Narva route.As i was in Tartru for the night i planned to go to the Tartu Cathedral in the morning. READ MORE

Visit to Narva Fortress – Estonia

I By:   I 2 years ago I   0 COMMENTS I   Estonia, Europe I   , , , , , , , , , , , , Tallin is two and a half hour by Viking Line or Silja line cruise,viking line being the cheapest AFAIK.The other option is to go thru the pain of getting a Russian visa and ride all the way by land and enter Estonia through Narva. Finished my work for Friday and took the 9 PM ferry to reach Tallin. Being bit late for the Friday night,all i could do is check-in in a hostel and grab some to make up for the lost party time READ MORE

Winter trip to Tallin – Jan 2015

I By:   I 3 years ago I   0 COMMENTS I   Estonia, Europe I   , , , , This was more of a booze shopping trip as we just had 2-3 hours before our cruise returns from Tallin back to Helsinki.It was good deal with 12 Euro return trip with a cabin in Viking Line.We boarded Viking line express from Katajanokan Terminal and tallin was just 2:30 hours away. Our cruise  :) As soon as we landed in Tallin,we ran towards the old town to make the most of the little time we had.My colleague was accompanying me in this trip,so i had to be his guide while we take a quick walk. READ MORE

One Day Adventure in Medieval Capital Tallin – Estonia – PART 2

I By:   I 3 years ago I   1 Comment I   Estonia, Europe I   , , , , , , , , , Fortification of the old town area still stands very strong and it is in as beautiful condition as it would have been in its glorious days.   Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - Its an orthodox cathedral in the Tallinn Old Town. It was built and designed 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 Peipus, in the territorial waters of present-day Estonia. ... READ MORE

One Day Adventure in Medieval Capital Tallinn – Estonia – PART 1

I By:   I 3 years ago I   1 Comment I   Estonia, Europe I   , , , , , , , Tallin is 2 hours journey by ferry from Helsinki.There are many ferry operators which operate many ferries in a day between Tallin and Helsinki.Couple of them which i know and are very popular are 1) Viking Line - Old but big ships..fairly priced...takes 2:30 hours one number of operations in a day 2) Eckero Lines - Not so old ships..but big ones...cheaper than viking/silja and sometimes cheaper than Linda line...takes 2:30 hours....Only two ferries everyday 3) Linda Line - Small ships..usually faster and cheaper than other ships...takes 1 hour 40 mins..Frequency throughout the day is very good...around 6-7 ferry everyday...Usually gets cancelled when weather is bad. 4) Tallink-Silja line - Beautiful big ships...usually costly than other ships...Limited frequency...takes 2 hour I bought the one day tour ticket with Eckero line ... READ MORE