Tallinn skyline highlights ambassador's homecoming

  • 1998-11-05
  • Rebecca Santana
TALLINN - The traditional Estonian welcome for tourists of rain and wind did not deter new U.S. Ambassador to Estonia Melissa Wells. A crowd of well-wishers were on hand to greet Wells, who arrived Oct. 30, on a boat from Stockholm. Wells greeted the crowd with a huge smile and a statement that she read in Estonian. In it, she said that she purposely chose to arrive by boat instead of by plane. "I wanted to come here by sea because since childhood, I have reminisced about the silhouette of Tallinn, just like I saw it, when I arrived at the port moments ago," said Wells. Friday was the first...
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