Tag Archives: Tartu

At the crossroads of the world

As my trip to Georgia winds down, (the plane leaves in 5 hours), I sit in the hostel waiting for one of the owners to return to first drive us to the hospital for a second round of rabies vaccination. … Continue reading

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Travels within the Motherland

The five days I spent within the Russian Federation were surreal. We crossed the Estonian Russian border in the south of Estonia and there is such a start difference even at the border. To enter Russia, your bags get x-rayed, … Continue reading

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Re-discovering Tartu

Despite my major trips to Stockholm followed immediately by Pskov, Moscow and St. Petersburg starting April 10th, Tartu is still yielding unexpected experiences. This past weekend, a group of exchange students went to the A Le Coq Brewery. Tartu is … Continue reading

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The Perils of Spring

With spring rapidly approaching, I fear I shall be doing battle with the greatest adversaries of the unsuspecting exchange student, ice and giant puddles of slush. For a northern country, the Estonians do a remarkable job of keeping the roads … Continue reading

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