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Travel Blogs from Riga

Not just another old town

A travel blog entry by triptalk on Jul 16, 2014

2 comments, 23 photos

... it comes to getting out in the world. I visited the occupation museum. I am a quick and lazy museum goer. I don't read everything and am rarely moved by what I see. But for the first time ever I cried in a museum. Just tiny tears, but I surprised myself. I think that for the last couple of months I have been hearing stories of occupations and wars and oppression in all the former Soviet/nazi areas. All nations and people that were occupied obviously had a very rough time, but ...

Ri does Riga! Day 1 & 2

A travel blog entry by ri-riga2rome on May 03, 2014

5 comments, 15 photos

... passed a bustling crowd outside of a stunning marble entryway to a very handsome old building, and looked up to read the sign to see what all the fuss was about. It read "Latvijas Nacionalais teatris. Figuring everyone was going to see a movie, I thought what the heck, and strolled in. The woman at the ticket counter couldn't speak a word of English, so she wrote down "5 euro" on a piece of paper and I handed it over thinking, that seems about right for a movie in a ...

Baltic way

A travel blog entry by georgous_travel on Jul 24, 2013

5 photos

... weeks. I'm not gonna lie that was exciting in itself, minus the check-in debacle where we walked in on people in two different rooms because the hotel had already checked them in. Not having to pay for our showers (like in the Sweden and Norway campsites) and having a room to ourselves was pure luxury. Plus we had wifi in the room which has become a real bonus when travelling around Europe cheaply! The first night was a pub crawl which began at a medieval restaurant called ...

You don't pick your travel companions either

A travel blog entry by bebabui on Jun 30, 2013

4 comments, 8 photos

... she become one over time. She nearly lost her denture she was so vexed and proceeded to give me a lesson about how Great Britain was synonymous with the UK and that includes England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Wales. She's from Wales, she's Welsh (for the love of God) and has her own language and culture and that even though the English conquered Wales and tried to squash their culture, it didn't work. So you Americans, ...

Roaming Riga

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg on Jul 25, 2012

1 comment, 12 photos

... we were just there. She even pointed to the high price (5 euro per kg) she made us pay the day before, this made us realise that communication was too much of a barrier to complain so we left with the place with the bandanna on the counter.

After that encounter we decided to have a drink, non-alcoholic that is. When we were looking at the menu we realised that the place did free delivery for dinner, this suited our lazy ...