3 July - Ready to travel
4 July - Visiting Tanja, Nikolai and Daria in Tallinn
5 July - Lotte play room in Tallinna Kaubamaja (shopping
centre). Lotte is the movie character all Estonian kids are
This fish tank apparently had issi fish and emme fish and
Oh fish and Anna fish and Mummu fish...
In the zoo with my sister Jana
The best part of the zoo was the transport... (he was supposed
to sit in it)
6 July - Dropping Anna and Mummu (Johanna and Magda) off
at their grandma's place near Tallinn.
7 July - Haapsalu
8 July - Checking out some "art" at the castle.
The pram and the rocket were made out of old mines. Just
Another rocket. Dedicated to an Estonian band of the 80s.
makers from various European countries had gathered in Haapsalu
for a week to display the
process of their art. These two are German, I think.
11 July - A rainy day...
for exploring puddles...
... and for water polo
Mom doesn't have a functioning bathtub, so Oskar has to
take a shower each night. Not that he minds.
13 July - Tallinn
A rainy morning, followed by a clear afternoon full of
singing and markets
Funky felt hats and rats made out of moss...
slippers and Tanja in my new favorite bookshop...
15 July - A parade of American cars in Haapsalu
18 July - Nude pianist
Going to childcare in the morning
wine in the local supermarket
Bowling in the afternoon
Oskar is saying "tuu ball" (suur pall = big ball)
and issi thinks it's close enough
Playing in the fountain
19 July - Visiting Karin and Leana and their kids
Karin and Lennart. Johanna eyeing the gooseberries on the
Johanna and Leana
Lennart and his big sister Lisette on the right, with a
friend who decided to be a pirate for the day.
20 July - In Tallinn again
23 July - Playing ball in the castle in Haapsalu
26 July - Our favortie cafe - only because of Illy coffee
with ice cream...
An international gathering of gym teachers had come to
Haapsalu for a few weeks. We happened to saw the opening ceremony
of their summer course.
During the speeches we played and emptied our bladders.
View from one of the castle towers.
9 pm - Going home.
Lunch at childcare and one last bike ride before emme and
issi got on the bus to Tallinn to then fly to London and leave
Oh behind for 4 weeks :(