Dome Hotel & Spa
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
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... to say it was rather smooth and tasty.
Walked back to the entrance of St Peters intending to have a look around but there was quite a long queue of people who had the same idea so I kept walking until I found an Irish bar called Paddy Whelan's where I had a pint of Kilkenny out front on the shady balcony. The soundtrack can best be described as eclectic. There was a pretty Irish lament playing when I walked in which was followed by the Beach Boys' "Fun, Fun, Fun" and now ...
... Outside are usually flower and candle stalls and it is obviously a sign of respect to care for the graves. I guess after the winter there is more cleanup work to be done than usual. The graves are more high maintenance than the ones we are used to as they are mostly green. Plots are quite large and have a border of shrubs with an inner planting of flowers or ...
... NO restaurants, bars, or shops for miles..... we thought we were in the twilight zone. We walked 1 mile or more to the beach (instead of the 2 blocks from Majori) and had a nice picnic, until a really drunk Russian couple befriended us and wouldn't stop trying to communicate in drunken Russian. My sober Russian's not so good, so it was even harder.
When we made it back to the train ride home, the conductor said we ...
... some angry cat scratches. He explained that Minka (Latvian for "Kitty") used to live with some friends of theirs, but they moved away, so now we would take care of her. Since Lotte was in the countryside, he thought that would be fine. Minka was still a bit shaken up from the trip to the new house, so she would stay in the bathroom for a while.
Almost a week later, Minka still hadn't moved from underneath the radiator, and continued to hiss angrily ...
... off in all directions. The buildings all look authentic though are now filled with souvenir shops and I have never seen so many cafes! There were guided tour groups everywhere and the market square was full of people. Joe couldn't believe the amount of tourists there were compared to his last visit. I don't know if it's since they've taken on the Euro or the increased tourist trade, but the prices have also soared! Some of the souvenirs ...