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... tower from Riga's medieval fortifications. The museum covered all of Latvia's history, from the earliest native populations right up until WW2. The earliest stuff held my interest the most and by the time I got to the WW1 stuff, I was feeling a little depressed. I think I had just had too much war for one day. There's only so much death and destruction one can take.
After leaving the museum, I wandered Old Town for a bit and did a spot of souvenir ...
... Latvian that he wanted money to eat (score drugs) while texting on his phone. I just kept saying, “Noi understando,” assuming this was the Italian version of “I don’t understand”. Just as he was about to give up, Jo said, “Sorry but we have no money,”... in English! Hmmmm, he quickly gathered that we either learnt English very f**king fast or we were lying to him. Either way he sprouted some Latvian/Baltic saying that was not ...
... done with work. Last night
we went to a restaurant and ate sauteed vegetables with chicken liver. I
was so in love and totally taken aback when Sabine told me the meal was
often considered peasant food to Latvians. Call me a Latvian peasant
please, because that was incredible. The Latvian beer I was recommended
was the most intriguing beer I've ever tried abroad. It's sweet and
... th century Teutonic Knights of the Sword. Riga claims that the modern world’s first Christmas tree was decorated in Latvia in the early 16th century, inspired by an old German tradition. The German influence continued through the ages, well into the 20th century. When the Soviets forcibly incorporated Latvia into the Soviet Union in 1944, the effects of Russification were devastating. Today, some 45% of Latvia is Russian-speaking; in Riga ...
... waitresses and so on, because the things went not the way they wanted :) We had a dinner at a very nice Japanese restaurant there, with this theatre at just 3 meters away from our table...not a very nice atmosphere and experience I have to say.
Ignoring the fact that some Russians need to read a guide of how to behave abroad, I have found Riga and locals very welcoming and ready to help you with the piece of ...