Royal Square Hotel & Suites
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... them. There's a hockey game on Saturday; it seems, being a Canadian, I was supposed to know about this event. I didn't find the restaurant.
I continued into the park, skipped on taking a canal boat ride and then I was so convinced that I had crossed the main road separating Old Town from the new center or city center! I was so sure! There was Monument of Freedom, there ...
... of an invader attacking the city. The last case was in 1812 when after a false alarm that Napoleon’s troops were approaching, en route to Russia, 10,000 people were made homeless as their buildings were burnt.
Old Riga, luckily for us, is flat although the cobbled streets are a pain to walk on & is also quite compact. It was founded in the 1200s by a German Bishop & was the largest city on the Baltic for many ...
... the way never set foot in Lithuania, commissioned by an avid fan as a sort of protest in the waning days of the Russian occupation. On a more somber note, we drive by the TV tower where Russian bullets killed fourteen Lithuanians in January, 1991.
Highway A2 passes through farm country; we see lots of storks, a few cows and hardly any buildings. The only village on the stretch of highway between Vilnius and the border is Pasvalys. As ...
... plays in their politics. Unfortunately she was super anti-Russian and even though me and some other people asked her how Latvia could alienate such a significant portion of the population, she responded that the older generation (which mostly speaks Russian) would eventually die out.. crazies.
Lastly, we hit up Lido, the first restaurant we went to, for another enormous feast ...
... the glass broke into the longer the tower would last. The glass landed on a pile of straw which cushioned the blow, the tower burnt down a year later.
- House of the Blackheads. The original building was built in the 14th century for the Brotherhood of Blackheads, which was a guild for unmarried German merchants. The building was bombed during the Second World War and the remains demolished by ...