Dome Hotel & Spa
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
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... than I had calculated. I took a taxi there and wasn't dropped off where I expected. I even told the driver that we were in the wrong location. Well, I made a mistake, one of many today. So, to clarify: the former U.S. embassy building which has Occupation Museum advertised on it used to be Occupation Museum which is now located in the Old Town. Both museums are connected and I thought, ...
... I think it was because although our previous performance had been in a youth choir category where all the choirs had younger members, this Spiritual category had no restrictions. You could be a barbershop quartet, a full mature gospel choir, or like us, a very young youth choir. So, everyone in the choir opted for a bit of extra rehearsal time instead of free time. The soundcheck only made us a more excited about getting ready to sing.
THE FREEDOM MONUMENT
One night, in front of the Freedom Monument, the major monument, we heard marching bands. There, in front, a parade of military bands performed. The U.S. Army Europe marching band also performed in the park the ...
... the magic that takes place on stage. I cried, gasped and made effort every to burn the entire 2 hour performance of Otello into my mind for the rest of eternity. When Otello murdered Desdemona in sync with the terrifying symphony music, my life changed forever, I think. Sheesh. Really though, nothing I've ever seen before has given me so many feels. And now, I am going to bed with visions of Shakespeare ballerinas dancing in my head. Ata for now, and paldies for reading. ...
... to the previous castle. There were some interesting museums here with some nice old artifacts and info on display. We also climbed the the main tower for spectacular views of the area. Included in the tour was a great three course meal at a local restaurant in a log cabin. Included was a glass of Aldaris, a local Latvian beer. From here we piled back into the bus for the drive back to Riga. We spent the rest of the tour being guided around the capital. With no space ...