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Travel Blogs from Riga
I've found the public transport around Estonia to be a combination of riders who don't pay and drivers who don't care to the point where I thought the services were free the first few times I rode them. I finally saw some riders punching paper tickets in a machine by the door and realized I'd been freeloading. I couldn't figure out for the life ...Riga, Latvia jonathanfoster
AMONG the many questions asked before and since this trip started is: “What are you going to do when you get back?”
The answers have ranged from the non-committal (“Haven’t really thought about it”) to the definite (thought the guy at the American Embassy might appreciate “Get a job” r...
Dave and I are just sitting in a small coffee shop... lunch and coffee seemed like a good idea while we wait for Team Lipsy to fix their car problem. Rob Duke has gone with Team Lipsy and Team Raging Horn as the interpreter. Rob's Russian, and flamboyant hand gestutres, has come in pretty handy over the past few days... getting lost in Poland th...Riga, Latvia dumballdukes
Sunday seemed to me a good day to go to the zoo. Whoever knows me, they also know that it's one of the things I do in every town I visit, if possible. Much as all those zoos commonly look like each other and everywhere, without exception, main attraction are the likes of lions, elephants, tigers and bears, and monkey cages, of course, and even i...Riga, Latvia the_wayfarer
The morning in Kaunas dawned sunny. True, this early as I had got up, it was cold too, but it was definitely going to be another sunny summer day. The neighbour arrived on time and my fears that he might not appear had obviously been unfounded. He delivered me to the bus terminal just as promised and I gave him ten litas. He said I "didn't have ...Riga, Latvia the_wayfarer