Old Riga Hotel Vecriga
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... During the Soviet times religion was banned. Our young tour guide told us she did not know about Christmas until she was 12 years old!
Latvian people love opera and music in general and they host many music festivals during the year. We even heard a street busker singing opera arias in the main square. Latvians also love flowers and give flowers for any and all occasions- simply visiting someone, going to the opera, to ...
... flavours, Mocha, horseradish, ginger and lime and salt and pepper. We all took one at random. The most obvious one was the mocha because it was black, the other three we had no idea. We just downed it hoped for the best. I unluckily had the horseradish, so my throat was on fire. Chris downed his, Daniel took about half another to drink his. Tom was crying because he had the mocha one. I thought he was going to be sick. Wish we videoed it. Shortly after the shots we headed ...
... exhibit information boards. All archival documents (newspaper clippings, letters, propaganda posters...) photographs and personal effects of victims were displayed in glass panes and cabinets. Descriptive panels were in four languages: Latvian, Russian, German and English. There are about 30% of Russians in Latvia and Estonia ...
... off to the side, but at least we were near the stage so we had a good view of things. They essentially treated this like an Olympic event. They had flag bearers come in from all the countries attending, and even had a special ceremony with a ringing bell to open the games.
They had performances after the opening. A strange duet between a saxophone and a ...
... and Latvian). Although I definitely used it a lot, I could also tell that Latvians were never eager to use it and the staunch independence and nationalism of the Latvians was sometimes pretty clear (aka most of the Russian signs have been taken down).
The food here was literally identical to my grandma's cooking. Piroshki (dough covered meat), blini (fried piroshki), plov (rice ...