Gastehaus Straupes

Saulkrasti Lettland, Saulkrasti, Latvia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Saulkrasti

A World of Laughter, a World of Tears

A travel blog entry by davefremland


... upgrading these areas into trendy, hip neighborhoods suitable for young families and they are still within walking distance of the historic center, which is also easily accessible by tram.

By this time, the cloudy skies and my stomach were conspiring against me and urging me to stop for the day.

After meeting with the hotel manager to ask some logistical questions, I plan to hit the sauna and Turkish bath located directly across the hall from my ...

If you like to gamble I'll tell you how to win

A travel blog entry by j.mackay

... alternative, hastily settling for Saulkrasti.

The initial problem was that nobody at the hostel had heard of this beach. We asked around to a few locals who also looked perplexed and by the time we finally figured out which train station / platform we had to take, the woman at the desk stared as if we didn't know what we were letting ourselves in for. She was correct, beyond a few grainy google images, we were clueless.

Our almost ...

76 Countries but only 3 trombones

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... 1941, it has been rebuilt. The jazz bands tune as I approached? “When you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you.” Duh.

I walked more of Old Town, spotting tranquil streets scenes, bizarre gargoyles and a notice that a youth symphony from the Netherlands was playing a free concert at five in the evening. I’m up for that. Seventy kids (just three trombones) played their hearts out inside St. Peter’s Church which ...

Unexpected extra day in Riga

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10


... doctor today, even though they may not be English – speaking. She was reluctant until she had a brainwave – there was a young doctor on ambulance duty and if not out on a ‘shout’, would be able to help. We therefore paid our 26.00 for a consultancy and then found the door to wait outside, only a few minutes as it transpired. The young doctor was charming and helpful and issued the requisite prescription and even gave Julie her mobile number in case she had ...

Old Sydney Town? No... but still fascinating.

A travel blog entry by slice_n_dice


... recommendation from Elena - one of my guides. Just around the corner from me is a restaurant decked out like a medieval tavern. The menu spins a story of a knight returning to Latvia who wants to share his discoveries with his friends. The menu includes tagines and pasta as well as traditional Latvian fare.

To accompany my Finlandia Cranberry Vodka I ordered the tomato soup for starter and confit duck leg on a bed of apples as ...


This hotel, located on Saulkrasti Lettland, Saulkrasti, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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