Travel Blogs from Jurmala
... international news and then report it to people. Bc of her job, if she wants to be friends with a non-american or hang out with them while traveling, it requires paperwork. I don't really understand what she does, but she likes her job. She started talking to me and we really clicked. Poor girl forgot her luggage and coat in the taxi. I offered her the outer shell of my coat. Yesterday was "warmest" day that I've been here. She didn't take me up on my offer. She's ...
... we don't need 3 hours to eat some pancakes, do we?!"
Me: "You know nothing...."
After we had binged on spinach pancakes, Sinterklaas pancakes, gluten-free pancakes, wholegrain pancakes, normal pancakes, and all the goodie-goodie-goodness that comes with it (Russian Word of the Day: сгуще 85;ка), Marianne and I took the train to ...
... a small lake. I took the opportunity to sit in the shade and book the next couple of hostels plus the ferry to Helsinki. I'm not sure how, but when the booking email confirmation arrived I noticed it was for the wrong day. I think something happened when I clicked back on the browser, and somehow the date changed for the rest of the session. I fixed it up online, but the booking modification cost me an extra 15 euro which was pretty annoying. I rolled into Riga around ...
... Name a Latvian!
In conclusion, you will not soon find an Apple, Cinnamon, Tigerlily, Ahmed, or Muhammed in Latvia. Rather, when meeting a Latvian, you have a 1 in 365 chance of guessing their name.
Sad, don't you think?
Donations are welcome to account number 8202127, or sms "Janija" to +371 275 79 615.
Post Scriptum: Of course there is no such thing as a Janny Day. Instead, I'm accepting flowers and gifts on 15 December - Johanna Day.
... but I saw enough to have a very hollow feeling of sadness sit with me. After this sad educational experience we decided to do one of our favourite hobbies on this trip, buy a beer each and sit at a table on the street and people watch. it was good fun just having a laugh, just Stuart and me. I enjoy our 'us' time; sometimes I have to pinch myself that we are really doing this, we are really here. For dinner we met up with Emma and Mel, we settled on an Italian restaurant and ...
Other places to stay in Jurmala
Jomas iela 19, Jurmala | Hotelfrom $128