Its another weekend in old town Tallinn, Riga was pretty busy so I decided to stay here instead. The boat over was awesome, a really good party night, made a stack of new friends, including people who live in Stockholm and Tallinn, drank a boot load of grog, danced, had a good time. I also realised something..who the biggest sex tourists are.. is it the british guys coming for a stag weekend? is it the Finnish blokes coming across for a boozy weekend?
No. Its middle aged Swedish women. All Swedish go crazy on the boat, they love it, step on that floating RSL and its a ticket for them to break free of their regular lives. So get these women away from their husbands, on the boat and a few drinks into them… its a problem im telling you, protection is required. Find someone nice and say shes your partner. Even this doesnt slow their efforts down too much… It must be something about the boat however because in Tallinn they are more subdued. I wondered if there was a way we could pair off this social group with the drunk guys from Britian, just like introducing another foreign animal to get rid of the cane toad in Australia but alas, it doesnt work that way.
Tallinn is great, i love it here, I feel comfortable and at home. Despite having my first Swedish lesson the other day my brain is still wired to Estonia, I blame Tanel Padar rock and roll. Im going to learn estonian atleast to conversational level one day, ive come too far to go back now. The Swedish language is funny too, it comes heavily from both English and German so the word is 75% of the time is close to either of these languages, makes my time a bit easier for sure.
So im here to have a rocking good time for 4 days and im doing just that, feeling the mojo return. I missed you.
My efforts to increase readship to my blog are going slowly but surely, Ive got some funky google software installed which keeps track of visitor numbers, tells me roughly where in the world they are coming from and also what stuff people are typing into google to find me! I think this is seriously useful and sweet stuff, I get around 15 visitors a day to the site and most of them have come from the greater Sydney area. Tallinn and Tartu are next but this is explained by me staying in these places and checking it each day, as much as I know everyone loves me here. Ive got some good google searches which people have found me from too, so when people look for this stuff, eventually my site comes up (ok maybe a bit down the list)
"traditional australian dress"
"estonian mud wrestling"
"learning to shit your pants"
and my most proudest
"russian statue tallinn"
My Estonian mate Taavi has created a new blog about his interests in world languages, right now its in Estonian but im sure he’ll put some english stuff up soon
He was the co-founder of Comedy Estonia, Comedy Finland and Comedy Latvia. Louis writes, does gigs and performs at private events through the Baltics and Finland