A hostel that rides the Estonian rails

  • 1999-08-19
  • Anna Hanks
Tucked behind the National Railway Museum in Haapsalu, under the platform built for Czar Nicholas II, is a hostel unique to Estonia. While the station no longer has passenger service, it is still possible to take a sleeping car for the night. If one were not looking for Estonia's first youth hostel on a train, there would be little chance of finding it. The hostel OO Kupees opened June 18 behind the railway museum in the coastal town of Haapsalu. Luckily for both backpackers and the hostel, the railway station is also where out of town buses arrive.On first inspection it is easy to mistake ...
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