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A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... sprain.

Safety cobbles are stating to replace the revolutionary kind, these are rectangular and about 400x250mm across. I didn't get a chance to prize one up, so i don't know how deep they are, but probably about 200mm. This makes them far to heavy to lob very far, though they could be used as battering rams at a push. My favourites are those that we saw in Finland, slightly rough, but easy to walk on, and particularly they ...

Riding out of Town

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... just a short journey before we stopped at the Russian border. We’ve been moving for about 10 minutes and still hadn’t stopped so I dashed down to the toilet and back. Then it was about another 5 minutes before we stopped – seemed like. Wow, a lot of No Man’s Land on that train track. When I had boarded the train, the restaurant lady came around with paperwork. There was a paper to fill out for leaving Latvia ...

Latvian Renaissance Faire

A travel blog entry by jmsges


... I stepped out onto the back porch to see an airplane with the Latvian flag on its wings stall high up in the air and start spinning down. After the initial “Oh no!” I realized that there was an air show beginning. It was really neat to see, and on the boat we had the best seats in the house.

After the air show we went on a galley tour to see the main kitchen in the ship. That was quite ...

Famous for Art Nouveau it seems...

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird


... the walking tour with a difference - it's FREE and all you have to do is get to St Peters Church for 12 noon (operates every day) and look out for someone with a yellow suitcase and then just tag along. It is run by volunteers who are extremely informative and although it's free you would feel heartless not tipping them well at the end as they avoid the standard tour of the the Old Town and take you places you wouldn't normally visit. Here are a few ...

No Foto; No Smiling; No Kidding

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... and picture-taking than experiences to be savored and remembered in the mind's eye rather than on a flat screen? Is it my recent divorce that is making me so cynical? Perhaps.

The kids in one bridal party had the most fun and were the most spontaneous as they explored the environs surrounding the "Lock" bridge while their elders became more and more bored over re-shoots.

I eventually tired of this matrimonial frenzy and continued my journey until I arrived at the ...

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