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Small squads of tourists heading to the palace in Kadriorg Park, each with a different photo to take,
It is a mini-Versailles according to the locals.
The President’s pink house is there for all to see
chatterers on seats,
beautiful blondes dressed in black without a hair out of place even in the breeze, sitting at cafes drinking lattes and being seen.
Trams dropping off tourists who ask is this the right place?
bright, bright sunlight illuminating the other half of my bench.
People asking is he writing about us?
Fountains playing that same endless game,
gardens reflecting in ponds, and
parents pushing strollers
This is Kadriorg Park.
In winter, visitors can get close to hundreds of mating and pupping seals on the coast between Grimsby and Skegness, while sandy shores offer bracing walks and some of the UK’s finest seafood
The interior of the plant in Kraków’s utopian socialist new town is preserved in all its 1950s glory, a fascinating window on Soviet-era design