Superb exhibit at the Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design

This was our last day in Tallin. Tomorrow at noonish we return to Helsinki and fly to Istanbul on Monday. It was an excellent day, with a visit to the Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design.    There we concentrated on the “New Nordic Fashion Illustration 2” exhibit.  I think you will agree that the … Read moreSuperb exhibit at the Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design

Danse Macabre and the Occupations (by USSR and Nazis) Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

September 9, 2015 Another interesting day in Tallinn, the capitol of Estonia.  I visited the St. Nicholas’ Church, Niguliste kirik.   It is famous for the Danse Macabre fragment, as seen below, which is about 1/3 of the original 30 meter (100′) work.  It owes its theme to the Black Death that afflicted much of Europe.  Unfortunately … Read moreDanse Macabre and the Occupations (by USSR and Nazis) Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, capitol of Estonia and a World Heritage Site

September 8, 2015 After a two hour ferry ride across the Gulf of Finland, we made our way to a Bohemian section and met our Bohemian landlord, a woman in her late 20’s perhaps.  She has a small comfortable flat with crazy angle bookshelves and an orderly yet stylishly unkempt look wth open kitchen shelves … Read moreTallinn, capitol of Estonia and a World Heritage Site

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