Kolonna Hotel Brigita
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The world is divided into two types of people: dog people and cat people. Dog people will tell you that there is no beast more loyal and friendly than their trusted canine companion. Cat people will tell you that they love their strong-willed and independent yet cute and cuddly furry friend.
Oh, and then there is the tiny minority that is mortally afraid of anything that has more than two legs. Those people are just crazy.
Had a wander for the morning by my self. Climbed (well part stairs part lift,) the St peters spire for the fantastic view. The old town is really interesting, but don't want to do too much as we will be covering it all later with the VT meet. Also went to the Central market. You certainly can get anything here, including home made beer, siphoned into plastic bottles while you wait.
Group dinner tonite.
... tried our best to enter but could not figure it out. The only thing we could figure out was that the whole thing, inside and out, seemed to be under construction. The one door that we did manage to open had a bunch of construction boots in the entrance and a mean looking guard. Not wanting to stick around and answer his Latvian questions we just sort of turned around and walked out.
Back on the Old Town side of the bridge again we stopped to admire the House ...
... front of you was just a little snack. Various varieties of egg and bacon, or omelette with various fillings, and our personal favourite - lovely thick pancakes (a la Frauke's ones all those years ago in Franschhoek) with maple syrup. Yummo. Are you surprised I haven't been mentioning our lunches?? With a breakfast like that one shouldn't be eating again within 24 hours, so it's pretty shocking that we're even considering dinner!
The plan ...
... about so chatted for a while before all going out for dinner where we chatted some more and then afew drinks where more chatting occured. Dinner was at a latvian buffet/cafeteria style restaurant where they had all sorts of food from strange herring starters and salads to chips and stews and soups and meaty things and savoury pancakes, then all sorts of deserts as well. I ended ...