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... just no fun at all.
Nor is Day-old-melted-and-frozen-again snow.
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... and haggling between the teams, too. I have to say that the negotiations went over my head a bit, but overall my young(!) team members were pretty cool about explaining stuff to me and the two Indian students in our group.
Our first challenge was a leisurely canoe trip over the river delta, with a few added assignments (change seats with your partner, form a star with the boats, find a spot on the map).
After lunch, I faced my first real fear; venturing into a ...
... after spending about 2 & ½ hours wandering the shops in the nearby shopping mall. We also found a hairdresser who could fit us both in, so Allan had the best haircut he'd ever had – the hairdresser was very particular, and seemed to be happy to take her time getting it right, rather than a quick back and sides. She also did his eyebrows and ears, but thankfully not his nose!!! He'd did that himself a few days ago. I also had ...
... br> The candidates
The first apartment we looked at was in a depressing Chruschev-era apartment block. The room temperature was approximately 30 degrees Celsius; the heating in most apartments in Riga is centrally controlled per block, which means that you're freezing your toes off on cold summer evenings, and packing the radiator in blankets and opening windows on sunny winter mornings. The very VERY retro 70s cabinets in the bedroom were filled to the ...
... the roof when we were flatmates back when I was studying in the UK. Yep, I can confirm with absolute certainty that she was not impressed when she found out where her shoes were and compounding her anger was the fact that when she ripped them off the roof they came with an inch of plaster attached to the bottom.
Now to be fair, I was quite intoxicated at the time, but like all the stupid things that you do in your past they eventually come back to haunt you. I ...