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Travel Blogs from Riga
... to deal with that. If not travelling in very remote, tropical rainforest areas, no need for malaria medicine
Clothes - take clothes for 3 day usage and use local laundry for cleaning – it is cheap mostly about 2usd per kg. My list:
· One long fast drying trousers that can be converted into shorts
· One shorts or long breathable skirts
· 3 tops – ...
LATVIA FINAL THOUGHT
Latvia is fine, that is, as fine as you can be after 51 years of oppressive occupation. Half the people are friendly and half the people are f**ing rude and this half/half trend seems to run deep into Latvia ...
... at the very last moment and flying low directly over our ship. It was an air show! We sat on the balcony (best seats in the house!) watching the people on the bridge and the planes in the air as our ship pulled away.
After the air show, we went on a galley tour of the “behind-the-scenes” ship kitchen. The ship had five different galleys (the main galley, which we were touring; the crew galley; where the best Philippine and Indian chefs cook to offer a ...
... were many concerts going on that could be heard randomly throughout the city. There was also what I am convinced was an SCA event going on in downtown Rīga. I recognized quite a few things as probably SCAdian. If not SCAdian, then there was most assuredly a Latvian Renaissance Fair. Who would have though, me crossing the ocean only to watch part of an SCA event? It even seemed that Latvia had a version ...
... cafe in a square next to the Riga Dome Cathedral to kill an hour before my attendance at an organ concert I had read about in a tourist magazine. I ordered a beer from the server who approached my table but she said that I would have to go to the bar to get it myself. So, I did. That is the sum total of my conversations for the day.
The organ concert was divine. There were three price ranges for tickets: 5 latis, 7 latis and 10 latis. I had two one lati coins in my pocket ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility