Dome Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Riga
... has earned itself a bit of a reputation in the past number of years as a city for Brits and Western Europeans to come to drink heavily, party hard, and go home happy. I must have counted at least a half-dozen stag and hen parties.
I walked around for a while, saw some nice looking architecture and whatnot, and then went to seek out an air conditioned haven from the heat. I found one in the shape of another chocolate shop (yes, it's a talent of mine) but this one ...
... passed a bustling crowd outside of a stunning marble entryway to a very handsome old building, and looked up to read the sign to see what all the fuss was about. It read "Latvijas Nacionalais teatris. Figuring everyone was going to see a movie, I thought what the heck, and strolled in. The woman at the ticket counter couldn't speak a word of English, so she wrote down "5 euro" on a piece of paper and I handed it over thinking, that seems about right for a movie in a ...
... where we stayed. Riga did not "feel" as old - there were not so many old buildings, the streets weren't as narrow and no plaques on the buildings. However, the churches (particularly the cathedral) were more impressive and the ramparts/towers were virtually nonexistent. We enjoyed the midday organ recital which showed off the instrument (the one rebuilt for the fifth time) and the acoustics of the cathedral.
... she become one over time. She nearly lost her denture she was so vexed and proceeded to give me a lesson about how Great Britain was synonymous with the UK and that includes England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Wales. She's from Wales, she's Welsh (for the love of God) and has her own language and culture and that even though the English conquered Wales and tried to squash their culture, it didn't work. So you Americans, ...
Tales of Old Riga
Riga is a beautiful women and has many suitors! This is how my guide greeted me this morning when we started our tour of Riga, the capital of Latvia. Old Town Riga is not so very large and is bordered on one side by the river snaking through the capital and on the other side by a canal that used to be part of the defense of Riga. Now ...