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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free airport shuttle
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... I guess it can be compared to Eindhoven's Glow festival: lots of artists light up buildings and installations and project (3D) movies. This year was the festival's 7th aniversary, and it was set up extra big and international because of Rigas Cultural Capitalness.
My favourite movie was the one shown closest to our house, on Kongresu Nams: United Fish - a touching story of strangely mechanical musical sea creatures that ...
I've heard many expats complaining about Latvian traffic; about cars especially. To those people I say: "Go take a look in a place like... ehm, I don't know... Bangkok or Beijing. Or closer to home, Rome or Paris."
Sure, you can always find some Latvian who feels the need to drive 60 in a residential area, who likes to overtake you just before a corner and then cut you off by turning right, who doesn't know that his car comes ...
... so hungry does he have a phone? F**k off the phone and get yourself a decent portion of Janu siers (the Latvian national dish). What do these scums need a phone for anyway, to update their status? “Went looking for food in the trash today, found a half eaten hotdog! #score #stillhadmustardonit...bonus!”
After being hassled a few too many times I told one of the guys that I didn’t speak English, I spoke Italian instead. He still tried to explain ...
... a plate of latvian fries (different and yummier than normal ones, basically cooked more so they were smooshy), a huge plate of vegies, a meaty stick thing in spicy sauce, a cheesy pancake, and then a strawberry filled pancake for desert mmm... So much food and it was only 6.5LT which is about 10euros. We then went to a bar with live music (and not many people) and sat outside ...
... in 1991. In that year, Russia brought tanks in to squash the movement, but the people formed a human wall (without weapons) to protect Parliament, the radio stations, and the TV towers. On the pyramid is an inscription that translates as “Let us never be slaves again.”
We embarked the ship and returned to our suites, where a very loud rumbling put Greg and I on edge. We rushed out onto our balcony in time to see a plane falling out of the sky, ...