Turiba

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Travel Blogs from Riga

Cobbles

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

3

... the size of the safety cobbles, but are thinner because they don't have to carry the load. They are mostly quite carefully laid, so make walking on the pavements reasonably comfortable. Areas around manholes (another story which Mandi will tell in pictures) are often filled with cobbles of the revolution, and have often subsided, or are absent making for interesting walking.

Curbstones are another story, and that will have to wait.
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Tales from Old Riga

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... building in Riga that is "Stalin's Birthday Cake". It is the massive building that seems to have been built in many of the countries that he held sway over. I've seen these buildings in every city on my trip plus they are in Warsaw as well. Guess he really liked this style of building but usually I have heard it referred to as Stalin's Wedding Cake. Doesn't ...

Loving being back in the EU

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg

1

... dry cleaning places before and the lady had no trouble pointing us to an option which looked like 5 lat for a load which we thought was reasonable because it was about $7 which was equivalent to what we had paid before. Then she weighed our bag and we gave her our credit card and before we knew it she had charged 35 lat to the card which was equivalent to about 50 euro, what the hell! It turns out that the 5 lat was a per kg price and as we had saved up our washing in the promise ...

Famous for Art Nouveau it seems...

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

11

... old town are cobbled and this extends beyond the area into the Moscow District and Central District in parts. Everything can be reached on foot (if you don't mind walking a lot) but the trams connect everything fairly easily too. With just a short time to venture round I had limited my list of things to see to just one - the Museum (yes, I know I'm not normally into these!) of Occupation... but I was lucky enough to have covered off quite a bit more... I ...

Rigamorits

A travel blog entry by roxannethevan

7

... an hour we scrapped together stuff out of the van and made a cross and wrote names or quotes that where brought to our minds while walking around this surreal place.
Next stop monks Bunk Kaunas and we all missiones to the shop, chipped in and had a massive feed and some wine while catching up with Hele and Viktor that we met a while ago while working in ...

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