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Sencu prospect 45, Baltezers, Baltezers, LV 2164, Latvia | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Baltezers

Is Not Potato Man

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen on Jul 14, 2014

5 comments, 12 photos

... walked towards more crosses than anyone has ever seen in their life. Some estimates put the number of crosses at over 50,000, and it's really something else to see. From afar, all you can see is the really huge crosses but then as you get closer you can see the medium sized crosses - and when you get really close you realise that there are small crosses and tiny crosses in every nook and cranny. It's like a Mandelbrot, no matter how much you zoom in there is more detail. ...

Hitch Hiking Latvia

A travel blog entry by alcatrav on Jun 01, 2014

1 photo

... and son, and the son asked us in English where we were going. We asked to be dropped at the highway junction but he then said they were going to Riga so would we like to go with them. Yes! This was ideal. A jolly journey ensued, we enjoyed the views and they seemed to be having some good Latvian banter, we just hope not at our expense! They kindly dropped us at the train station and we crossed over to visit the central market. We bought some delicious ...

An Ecocritical Glance at Latvia

A travel blog entry by eyre on Apr 27, 2014

17 photos

... to a parking lot and a bicycle shop. I thoroughly enjoyed the chicory/Waldorf-with-a-twist salad, green-cream soup and barley risotto, while Kate still marvelled at the amazing price/quality ratio in Latvia.

More hipness

On Sunday, we went out for a proper pancake brunch at Miit; a bicycle repair shop slash cafe. I'd already gone for a Latvian pancake brunch with Nona once, but - sorry Nona - this one was even better! They just kept on bringing out ...


A travel blog entry by riege on Jul 23, 2012

12 photos

... and French. Here my language knowledge was very handy. In the outer circle you can find alot of Art Nouveau buildings.
I had dinner in the restaurant "Gutenbergs" mentioned also in Lonely Planet. It serves Latvian food on a rooftop terrace with great views and as it gets a bit chilly in the summer evenings you can enjoy a blanket and/or a heater (as in many other ...


A travel blog entry by bruntwood on Jun 21, 2012

18 photos

... is from around 1670, but reconstructed in the 18th century. We drove back to Riga via Jurmala and had our second look at the beach. Currently, we are staying in the Gauja National Park at a place called Karli which is near Cesis. The hotel is a small manor house rebuilt on the site of the original Medieval one that was burnt down in 1905, rebuilt but destroyed again in 1917 during WW1. The history of the manor is characteristic of the physical ...


This hostel, located on Sencu prospect 45, Baltezers, Baltezers, is near Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and Riga Motormuseum.
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