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Wanting to get out of the city and check out the infamous Latvian countryside we head to Sigulda, dubbed the Switzerland of Latvia. This moniker is a little off base. While set in lush forests that is where the similarity ends. Built up on a hill you barely notice the change in elevation as you enter into the town. It is only when you wander about and see the river below near the ...
... house. It was very pretty up there, with lots of tree lined avenues and paths. I had about an hour up there before catching the 2nd to last cable car of the day back to town.
Once back in Sigulda, I wandered through the streets, enjoying the evening sunlight. It was starting to get a bit cool out by the time I reached the restaurant downstairs from my hostel where I had a very nice pasta dinner before heading up to my room. I’m moving on to Cesis tomorrow so no sleep in for ...
... glimpse of the red brick castle, semi hiding in the forest a couple of kilometers away. The cable car cost €4 which was more than our coach ride hahahah.
If you have balls the size of an Ox you can bungee out of the cable car, aprx half way over and guessing dip your head in the river. I don't have Ox balls so didn't do that!
We made it to the castle but had run out of time as we had booked a taxi to the nearby Soviet bunker. Oh yeah!!!!!
It also looked like we ...
... can be!) served with chestnuts, pickled onions and various forest fruits and berries in a sort of red wine jus; and a lamb shank on a bed of a slightly sweetish barley, almost like a rice pudding, with sour cherries in a sauce around that. Sounds revolting, I know, but absolutely to die for, both of them. And shared a wine-bottle sized bottle of French cider, quite divine and very much more grown-up than a Strongbow.
And so to bed, theoretically an early night...
... Nope. OH, a taxi is coming!!! I do everything except jump into the street in front of him. He speaks English - not well - but some. He tells me I got off two stations too early but he is going to take care of me because he wants me to have a good opinion of his country so he takes me to my B&B lodging but isn't quite sure where it is but he is being very kind and doesn't even charge me! He must have a daughter! And when we had a hard time finding ...