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... was a really good trial run: the road between Sigulda and Rīga is one of the few big dual carriageways, so there was plenty of space for our big festival mobile. However, the A2 does come with a ridiculous amount of potholes, considering it supposedly connects a major transport hub (Rīga port) to the rest of the Baltics and Russia. And I won't even mention the unpaved roads that you hit once you turn off the motorway (which you can ...
... my skin-coloured tights > "just go to HEMA and buy a new stock, because I will tear at least 2 per week now that the weather is nice enough to wear them".
By Wednesday, I had run through two glue sticks for my DIY mirror frame project > "just go to HEMA".
And the week before, I finally got my very own bike (which warrants its very own blog post, so be patient), and I needed a proper lock, a ...
... a new "European" future that is far removed from the red oppression days. But, it seems that every two steps forward that are taken they inevitably are pushed one step backwards because the other half of the population are digging ...
... they wanted to party! It was drinking game time in the hostel and while everyone was sipping beer the Russians were shoting vodka (of which they seemed to have an endless supply), periodically they would pour some crazy mix of cordial, vodka and Tabasco for everyone (apparently a typical Russian drink), and then a guy with arms like tree trunks would basically demand that we all drink them (all in good fun of course). About 20 of these shots later and we were off ...
... right? We are planning to do this on our next trip to Latvia or any other Baltic country ;)
I hope that this short review of my trip to Latvia is interesting enough to make you want to go there and discover your favorite part of this country.
I know that you may need more information about Latvia and here are two nice pages where you can read more.
Travel safe and wise!