Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... at any random forest path). Oh, and mind the cars taking a U-turn in the middle of the highway!
Of course, the highway was completely deserted on Sunday morning. The same goes for downtown Rīga - unlike those big European 24/7 metropolitans, Rīga can actually look like an utterly deserted ghost town at times.
So in fact, this experience didn't really prepare me at all for driving in ...
... bags, a pump and some tire plasters (yes.. already..) > "go to HEMA".
A sleeping bag? "HEMA" A garbage can? "HEMA" Extra clothes hangers? "HEMA!!"
You see, my sad underprivileged readers who do not live in The Netherlands (495 stores), Belgium (90 stores), France (27 stores), Germany (10 stores), Luxembourg (4 stores) or even Spain (1 store): HEMA is the best shop that The Netherlands has to offer!
... and sickles into the ground and finding it tougher to let go of the red lifestyle of the past.
Overall, because the clear divide in the people, architecture, transport, culture, food and all other things that are half ...
... bar, what happened after that is anyone's guess.
All the Baltic country have quit a few Russian residents still and they all have a market, this is where you are told to go if you get something stolen while in town so you can buy it back. Its also a very interesting place to go just for a look, you can get all kinds of things like old soviet war medals and even dead peoples passports.
After a few nights in Tallin I headed South to Latvia and that will be part 2.
One thing to note on arrival in Riga, is that the terminal is tiny, with just 2 baggage carousels, which seems odd for a main transport hub (?). The temperature here is warm, although by dinner time I found it necessary to remove the fleece from around my waist and wear it instead, but that doesn't seem unreasonable given I'm almost in Scandinavia. Riga, the capital of Latvia is located on the Daugava River and is most famous for it's Art Nouveau, although to ...