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Hi from Riga Got here last night, a few quid lighter thanks to Ryanair's excess baggage policy!!!! Handy Hint - don't take more than 15 kilos with Ryanair..........RIP-OFF!!!!!! Riga is lovely, very nice old town, with lots of lovely buildings and pretty girls......all too thin for me though!!!!! Had a nice relaxing day slept in and spent the …
Hello again Spent the day out at Jurmala, Riga's coastal getaway. A 30 minute train ride from Riga (and only gbp1.27 return) lies the 20 kilometre beach at Jurmala. On arriving we had a wander around, stopping first at the sand sculpture festival. Some of the artwork was truely amazing and we still can't work out how they manage to do it. As the …
... when I held his crying body and told him how sorry we were as my own tears came and spilled on his head. K will never be far from our thoughts and prayers and if you all get a moment, please pray for this precious child, that the favor of God will follow him the rest of his life!
I guess some goodbyes are painful, no matter how necessary they may be!
** To protect the children's identities, I have not used their names or shown their ...
... on the next train to Majori, the station in Jurmala. Only 30 minutes away from Riga, this town is on the shores of the Baltic Sea and you can tell it would be quite the destination in summer! We wandered down the main street, which was quite quiet, and made our way to the beach. Now it wasn’t the cleanest beach, but it was nice to be back on the beach regardless (albeit in winter coats). There were some odd things like people with metal detectors; bad things like rubbish ...
... the dutch people like finding amusement in quirkiness - so when I would tell him my various theories on people and things, he would always be very amused. We spent a lot of time laughing at the situation we were in - all the while, laughing together at how Raj was on an obvious mission to pick up blonde Latvian women. I think Raj found this annoying - he was pursuing various women the whole night, while Tom and I stood back and laughed at our situation ...
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