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... d booked, I'd had little sleep as the room was full of sweaty men in their twenties (I guess some people would be happy to pay for the experience...) who thought it was ok to play with their beeping mobiles - until I told them otherwise. To be fair to them, it was equally the stifling heat of the room that didn't help. I changed rooms for my second night to a much smaller room which was only two thirds full and I got a good sleep.
... the fact that nothing was centrally organized. There were plenty of news crews, traffic cops and fire fighters out and about, but the festivity itself was just that: people going out with their families to light a bunch of candles. And by 'a bunch' I mean: an enormous amount. A really pretty sight!
The weekend after Lāčplēša Diena, Rīga hosted the Staro Rīga (Shiny ...
... a wander through Old Town, I started looking for a place to eat. Feeling like trying some traditional local cuisine, I settled on a Latvian restaurant called Salve just off of Town Hall square. The sausage and sautéed cabbage was delicious. I also tried some Black Balzam, the local liqueur drink Riga is famous for. I didn’t mind it.
After dinner, I made my way back to the hostel where I learned there was a minor stuff up with my booking. It wasn’t ...
... massive wife and his eight monsters.
We stayed in the part of the city centre that had all the Art Nouveau buildings. This is an architecture that came about at the turn of the 20th century and it's simply resplendent. The city has done a great job restoring most of the buildings. Latvia, like the other former Soviet Block countries, had a very hard time after the Russians left but their economy bloomed after they joined the EU in 2004, so much so a ...
... only so many Guinness one can have before feeling bloated.
I managed to try another local drink tonight, not a beer but a local spirit called Black Balsam. Supposedly the drink is supposed to help cure you of all ailments. I don’t know that I had any ailments but who knows, maybe it would help prevent me catching something. I found it quite tasty, though there were no immediate health benefits.