Estonia is kinda – sorta pleasant…

But, I tried to look away, I really tried to look away from the real Estonia…

Then it hit me; I have Cognitive Dissonance and Normalcy Bias and I am unable to associate with the western world in a manifested simplex way…

Coffee-iconI know that if I expound too far about what we saw in Estonia, that everyone would tune it out from the west. For heaven forbid the truth about something would be accepted at face value…

Therefore I will say little of the truth in Estonia and tell you that in general, Estonia is a great place… (Does that make you feel better?)

Sveta and I just got back to Russia after a short trip to Estonia. Actually it was Easter and we could not find Easter in Estonia. It was kind of sad and that was the exact tone of the whole trip. Kind of sad…

I loved the outside museum (photo below) and found that it was the highlight of the trip. We stayed next to the Old Town of Tallinn and found some wonderful places to eat and saw some neat sights. All in all it was a fun trip, but things happened that bothered me and they hit me to the core of my soul…

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I guess that I have to say what I think and feel and if I say this one line, then you should know what I mean, “The eyes are sad in Estonia, while the smiles cover up the truth!”

Anyone who follows me on this website knows that I am a believer in the eyes do not lie and smiles should be real…

In my near past, I was very sad at one time when I saw the peoples eyes in Ukraine go soulless and depressed, those eyes came back to life after they removed democratically, a scum of a president (Yushchenko.) I remember that Ukraine was a dead society and this latest elected and almost murdered president (Yanukovych) had brought that life back. Now that Ukraine has once again be democratized and given the shaft by the west, the scum ass president non-elect is a looser called Yatsenyuk… (Notice the Y’s at the beginning of all names?)

Ukraine is once again becoming a soulless place…

Well that is Estonia also and they will not be able to get a respite from it. They are trapped in a western would of hurt and the EU is killing Estonia…

I rest my case with the simple fact of the worshiping of Yeltsin as in the first photo. I started laughing when this monument caught my attention as we walked in Tallinn. I had to sit down to catch my breath as I realized the truth about this poor country. Poor in many ways…

Yeltsin and Gorbachev are so loved in the west… (That is a hint folks!)

Henceforth I am done and most likely will not talk about Estonia much, then again maybe when I am feeling better about life, from getting back to Russia, I will post some photos of what we saw. We saw a bunch and had a whirlwind of a trip…

I have to say one thing though: The core of Estonia is farming and I hope that she never loses that core. For that is all that is holding her within the realm of sanity…

Now that is all that I can say without going into the really bad and sad stuff that I saw. Sveta and I are people who will walk in all parts of the city and look in all corners. I am a believer that you see everything, just as I do in Russia and what we saw this trip was not very good many times…

Drugs, poverty, hate and sadness; Oh My!

Post by Kyle Keeton
Windows to Russia…

P.S. I am sure Sveta will disagree with me on most of this and that is fine. Sveta has a wonderful past with Estonia and spent time there as a young person in the Soviet era. I think she even worked in the farms of Estonia, but I know she saw the same things I did and I know she was saddened somewhat by the direction that Estonia has taken in life…

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