Ekes Konvents

Skarnu 22, Riga, LV 1050, Latvia | 3 star hotel
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Day 90: Do you smell yourself?

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


... boarder (by 'check' i mean the guard casually gave a half second glance at our passport).

We had a bit of a walk around the city trying to find our hostel. Turns out we made a left instead of a right at the beginning. Meh, we found it in the end. We are staying in a ten bed dorm. The first thing we noticed upon checking out the room was that it really really smelled of body odor. The source was a well dressed man in a corner ...

Three nights in Riga

A travel blog entry by louielou


... us to a bunch of places and ended with some really good potato pancakes and pizza.

06 April 2013

The next morning the whole group made a solid effort to be up early for the walking tour of the city. The guide was really interesting and provided lots of information on the city and the buildings, and it lasted for well over two hours. It ended at a restaurant for a free shot of the local Latvian liquor (which ...

Welcome to Latvia

A travel blog entry by paddyfetherston


... of Riga is the same deal as Tallin's, very old, very pretty and very nice to spend a couple of days wandering round.

On Friday we were introduced to all of Janis' friends and the joys of Latvian rap music...

Janis' friends arrived at about 11 and then we headed to one of Riga's clubs at about 3 then Charlie and I were first to flake at 5.30.

The bus to Vilnius in Lithuania was only 4 hours but it seemed a lot longer after drinking so much the night before.


Wet, Wet, Wet. The city, not the band

A travel blog entry by mergatroid


... here today than yesterday so I took the opportunity to snap a few more photos without the crowds in them.

I returned to the Museum and found a few more members of the Tucan group were now there. I spent a considerable amount of time reading the exhibits. The exhibits were set out in a timeline, covering the era from 1940 to 1991. During this period Latvia was occupied by the USSR in 1940, Nazi Germany from 1941 to 1944 and the USSR again from 1944 ...

9 Days Later

A travel blog entry by holly.bowser


Yeah, it's been 9 days later and I am finally writing.

I can't begin to tell you how overwhelming this journey has been and how I have spent the past couple of days looking at this girl who looks uncharacteristically A LOT like me and am wondering how I got to this point.
For the past 6 months, my family and I have prayed, talked, prayed, worked, prayed, sacrificed, prayed, wondered (and have I mentioned ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Skarnu 22, Riga, is near The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, House of Blackheads, Town Hall Square, and Cat House.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding