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... through, I had wished I chose a simple dessert like my friends, such as the apple pie, or coffee ice cream, but I was glad I could say I at least tried the speciality.
The next day was filled with various meetings throughout the city and some free time again to walk around and do some site-seeing or shopping. For our last night in Riga, we had a farewell dinner sponsored by IES at a typical Latvian restaurant. Although it was a good experience to taste ...
... the hostel to make dinner. There are even more people staying here tonight including two girls in our dorm who are supposedly leaving very early in the morning. I am really just looking for a good night of sleep... it feels like forever since I had one. Zzzzz.... At last check out is not until noon tomorrow. We can relax until our afternoon bus to Lithuania.
Next stop: Vilnius, Lithuania
# of countries: 27
My last entry was surprisingly the Hill of the Crosses in Lithuania - I had a little spell in hospital which will be woven into the the log but it did result in no application to much at all at that time.
Riga was lovely and arriving by car we had to negotiate the tiny streets of the old town with its twists, turns and dead end. I may have been guilty of driving through the main square where our car was conspicuous but ...
... amazing part of the day was definitely the Ethnographic Museum of Latvia. You would expect this to be a boring museum indoors, but we actually took a bus to the edge of Riga on a beautiful lake. The museum was a huge outdoor park filled with estates, barns, granaries, outposts and churches from the 1500's and 1600's when Latvia's first tribes were formed.
At one point, we ...
... water, snacks and tea of which I took none, simply because I didn't want to fill my stomach while in motion.
It was now about 15 minutes to 5 and we were starting to head into the outskirts of the city of Riga. The little gingerbread houses were becoming more and more frequent and the stores and shops were getting larger and closer together as we got closer and closer to the bus terminal.
Once in the city, I could immediately see how lovely this place ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility