Travel Blogs from Liepaja
... was home to a German Zeppelin Squadron and had at the time two huge hangers to house the Airships. After the war the hangers were dismantled and the roofs were used to build a new market in Riga, they are still in use today.
There isn't much left of the airbase but some hardened aircraft shelters and some wall art are still extant.
As I was driving a Saab I thought it would be rude not to park it in one of the shelters and then thrash it down ...
Travelling day so not much to report. I will post some photos of the hotel I stayed in last night as it was very pretty....
On the road I found a Red Army War Memorial near a town called Nikrace, don't know anything else about it.
I've posted a picture of a sink in the chambermaids room in the hotel I'm staying in tonight. I don't think guests are supposed to see it.....
Bit different to the once I stayed in last night I can tell you.....
... all have different currencies (only Estonia has the Euro). But there also seem to be differences between the wealth of the people and certainly between the price level of food and drinks in shops and restaurants.
As far as we know, the GDP per capita increases from the south to the north. This probably also goes for the salaries. But here in Estonia they don't seem to keep up with the price level. A teacher in Estonia gets 600 € after taxes. Still, petrol costs € 1,34, ...
19.7.2012 Pērkone (LV) Km: 62752 Traveling in Latvia / Unterwegs in Lettland
In Latvia, it is not as crisp for bikers. It goes straight, and because of the forest on the left and right of the road you can see nothing. It is also still rainy season and too cold for me. Therefore I seek longing my next destination in the south. I decided at short notice, to spend the night ...
... trip. He gave it a really good soviet feel. He said do I have any questions and I said no. He said "No genral commander, you will now have two more days here and we have prepared a soft wooden bed for you!" He also took me into the interogation room where they decide if you are good, then they let you go back into the army. Some of the things he mentioned that you would go in the prison for were drinking vodka while on the job or talking back to ...
Other places to stay in Liepaja
Liela 11, Liepaja | 3 star hotelfrom $33
Riga Street 7/9, Liepaja | 4 star hotelfrom $41
Republikas Street 25, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $25
Veca Ostmala 40, Liepaja | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Kursu iela 32, Liepaja | 4 star hotelfrom $45
Sturmanu 1, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $30
Juras Iela 24, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $36
Dzerves 9, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $15
Palmu 5, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $56
Juras 22, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $77
Nicas Pagasts, 'Araji' , Liepaja | Hotelfrom $37
Oskara Kalpaka Str. 68/70, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $18
Grobinas Pagasts, 'Licupes' , Liepaja | Hotelfrom $30
Rozu 37, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $61