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... who was suspected of helping the Nazis. Mass exportations to Siberia continued to gulags all over Russia where they were forced to do hard labour and excruciating conditions. And unbelievable number died. After Stalin's death in 1953, many Latvians were allowed to return home but weren't allowed to return to their former homes or live within 100km of Riga. Meanwhile, the Soviets did was Soviets did best, and collectivised all the farms and industry, persecuting ...
Today we headed off on the big yellow bus to Riga.
It's about a 4 hour drive with only 2 stops along the way.
Once in Riga we made our way to our accommodation. Tallinn might have been Soviet 70's style, well this one is Soviet 50's style and not a good version of it.
Our host met us at the bus and walked us to the flat. Apparently they are doing renovations but I think it needs more than that.
The bathroom (for want of a better phrase) is off ...
... and quality adequate resort with room ac, swimming pool, high quality service and amenties. Above 70usd more like luxury.
The most important to have good water pressure, there is no need for hot water, as it is not chilly cold anyway, there is no need for AC, fan is completely enough and it allows to get used to climate very fast. Another issue – cleanness, definitely check Tripadvisor ...
... only so many Guinness one can have before feeling bloated.
I managed to try another local drink tonight, not a beer but a local spirit called Black Balsam. Supposedly the drink is supposed to help cure you of all ailments. I don’t know that I had any ailments but who knows, maybe it would help prevent me catching something. I found it quite tasty, though there were no immediate health benefits.
... it's always good to start from the main square and wander off for a few blocks until you find something tucked away somewhere. The tavern was cosy and the service was friendly. Just the type of place for a few beers and pelmeni (Russian dumplings) before heading back to the hotel to catch up on some work. The weather still wasn't great in the Baltics and it was resembling winter back home, but at least it stayed light until about 10pm. I stayed in the hotel foyer to use the ...