Travel Blogs from Riga
... few towns & villages were passed through & it all seemed relatively sparsely populated. After checking in we went for a 5 minute walk into the old town, passing through a large market & crossing under the main rail access. We had a very pleasant coffee break in the old town & then moved on to a somewhat decrepit looking church which doubled as a gallery for an exhibition of Art Nouveau works from the start of the ...
... a job, or somewhere to sleep. There was this very old lady who was sitting on a corner, with a blanket, singing for at least 10 hours a day. She tore my heart apart and I felt so terrible for her sake. I felt extremely grateful that i have a warm house, lots of food and that I'm so lucky to travel around the world. I go to University and have the "perfect" life. Never forget the ones who do not have that. And be grateful for what you got.
... entire city
all afternoon, I can't pin it. There's the classic remnents of post
Soviet oppression, and the attempts to further their city's
development. I guess I'm just suprised, after all, I've seen a copious
amount of advertising for Riga tourism, but I really feel you can get
your fill of the city in just a few days. I'm enjoying myself here, and
I also have Sabine to meet with after ...
... rate I found confusing as it differed so much from Russia, while I got about 33 Rubbles for one Euro, here I was only getting 0.7 of a Lat for every Euro, it required a whole different mindset when judging exactly how much you were spending trying to appreciate the actual cost in something universal like Euro’s, which I was basing my budget on.
Meeting back up with Sara and the rest of the group we walked into ...
... drink and blankets, then we went for another drink at an irish pub crowded with people due to the 4 football matches playing on the tvs at the same time. After a while we got too cold since we were sitting outside so we made our way back to the hostel and went to bed.
Thursday 20th Sept
Today woke up after a nice sleep at about 9am, had a skype, a shower and got ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility