Monday, November 02, 2009

A Tourist Guide: Estonia according to Estonians

Same guy who did the Europe according to Estonians video. Lots of local memes, but hilarious.

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Blogger Parruda said...

Hey, can you explain some of the memes for the foreigners? Anyway, is funny even without that knowledge!

3:55 PM  
Blogger Flasher T said...

Which ones do you have a problem with?

3:58 PM  
Blogger tbarker said...

Let's start with the rapping.

9:55 PM  
Blogger Flasher T said...

That bit is the Soviet industrial region, where all the working class people were dumped before their jobs evaporated along with the plan economy.

It's our Barking.

9:59 PM  
Blogger Parruda said...

What is that bit with the Onion fish? :)

11:24 AM  
Blogger Flasher T said...

The Peipsi rim has a lot of people growing onions, and obviously fishing in the lake. Both of these are being actively sold by the side of the Tartu-Narva road. Can't speak with authority about the onions, but the smoked fish is delicious and cheap.

11:26 AM  
Blogger said...

Great to see and experience "local memes" when traveling somewhere.

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7:55 AM  
Blogger Hansken said...

Ahem. As always, Antyx really doesn't have too much of knowledge when it comes to Estonian cultural scenes. Well, the thing with rapping is that Rakvere, the 'capital' of that region there, has in Estonian terms a rather notable hip-hop scene. As an example try Def Räädu for instace. As simple as that.

1:08 PM  
Blogger Flasher T said...

That's alright, Hansken, I'm fine with being one of the ten.

1:44 PM  
Blogger Mingus said...

Wow he got Tartu spot-on! Except he forgot to mention that some of the Top Ten are foreigners. Ahem!

2:43 PM  

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