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... A smaller river runs through the middle of Riga, it reminds us of the Avon in Christchurch, and we are to take a boat tour for an hour while we wait for Iggy to collect Katie and Tom. The boat is wooden and well polished with a striped canvas sun top and we head off negotiating the canal, under bridges ( note the sleeping place for the homeless) , past the oldest buildings and lovely parks and many statues and then we head out into the ocean inlet under ...
... median age of 62. The last time I played bingo was on an overnight bus in Peru... I got a line and yelled BINGO! And got up with a shriek, bowed and waved at everyone, and made my way to the front.. Only to find out it was a blackout bingo (gotta have every square filled) and had to do a walk of shame back. So this time around, I was determined to get all the rules down. It helped the MC went over them in English (in addition to Latvian and English). Each card had ...
... though. In the end the taboganning place was closed, I'd have had to preorder to do a midweek run in the summer, not really fitting with the spontaneous nature of this trip. I did shoot up to the top of the tower to admire the views and pretend I was in the Winter Olympics though.
I was back in Riga around 4, relieved my bladder and went to the bus station. After MUCH deliberation, I ended up getting a bus all the way to Klaipeda, a 5 hour journey. I was arriving at ...
... be met with a roll of the eyes. After another song, a large torch was lit on stage, and the students were lighting torches they held too. Not really sure what was going on, but given that tomorrow is the first day of semester, I figured it was an opening ceremony for the university. Or something. At any rate, I made my way back to the hostel, talked to Idris and Mary, the German girl on the bunk above mine and another uni student for a while before turning in for ...
... 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 ...