Tallinn -> Helsinki -> Bangkok -> Sydney

6:30am this morning I touched down in Sydney after an easy 24 hours in transit. I got on in Tallinn at 23:00 after a rather teary goodbye. Shit I really love my crew in Tallinn and I miss them all so much already. When people ask "why are you in estonia?" the easiest answer is to just hold up a picture of them, we had some good nights out, Matic and I hit the town in Tartu and then Nils came from Denmark and it was fun all round

Ele and Kalle wanted some Estonian chocolate and some Estonian booze so I packed the chocolates in early and got a bottle of "Vana Tallinn" at the duty free so I could carry it on. I was taking a risk and unfortunately it didnt pay off, when I tried to get on the plane in Bangkok I was refused, even though the bottle was sealed. Not wanting to let some fine Estonian liquor go to waste, I set about drinking what I could. Now Vana Tallinn is like Baileys, more a drink to be mixed or sipped slowly… when the monks first brew it how many centuries ago, necking it at an airport departure lounge probably wasnt in their minds however I gave it the best go I could

I tried my best.

So before I went to get on the flight, it was me, sid james and the better part of a bottle of vana tallinn.

I met some cool Austrians in  the departure lounge too, nice people and Ill hopefully see them again in a few days. I slept on and off for the last 6 hour flight, no doubt the vana tallinn helped with this too.

Now its off into a bright Sydney morning. Thongs, boardies, cafe breakfasts in the warm morning sun by the beach. Welcome to Australia.

By Louis Zezeran

Louis Zezeran is an Australian Stand Up comedian and comedy promoter based in Tallinn, Estonia. 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

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