Estonia's second largest town, Tartu lies 180 kilometres south from Tallinn. It is home to the country's oldest and most famous university, founded by king Gustav Adolf of Sweden in 1632. The whole town's life flows and ebbs around the university and students form a very visible and lively core of the population.
Tallinn, Tartu and Riga
had sandwiches on Estonia black bread with traditional meats and cheeses. Tartu as Hedi drove us to the bus station, where we would catch our bus to Tartu, she began talking about couchsurfing (her favorite topic) and mentioned that she knew a girl in Tartu who was on couchsurfing...before we knew it Hedi ...
Posted in 2009 Eastern European Odyssey by Nicholas J