Gastehaus Straupes

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

An Ecocritical Glance at Latvia

A travel blog entry by eyre


... a 200m ski slope and a bob sled course. In summer, you can enjoy some lovely hiking trails, leading past many interesting castles and caves. Luis first took us to the ruin of the castle of the Livonian order, which is right in the backyard of the New Castle (18th century), and overlooks the valley of the river Gauja (yes, Antonio, this is what they call a valley).

Then came the fun part: the speedy descent down into the valley.

Then came the less ...


A travel blog entry by bruntwood


Latvia We travelled to Riga from Tallinn by a Lux Express, the same company we used to get from St Petersburg to Tallinn. The buses are very comfortable, with reclining seats, lots of leg room and complimentary coffee. We found them a hassle free way of traveling inter-city In Riga we had a day and a half to look around. Riga straddles the Daugava River, which is very wide at this point. The first day we wandered the inner town area, taking in the ...

The meat of the Baltic sandwich

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... She made me a coffee at her place, we were able to have a better conversation and she willingly set us toward the city for a tour. The walk to her place was about twenty minutes, a similar time it took to reach the city centre. Before we began really exploring, we went to Pelmeni XL. A small pay for the weight of your food cafe, open 24 hours and serving Russian dumpling!! Beef, lamb, chicken, vegetable ones, ...

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 ...

Riga in the Rain

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10


... 3 miles from the entrance and 70 litres later and we were back on the river to end the journey at 17:30, helped in my our Swedish Overseas 40 friend who had been here for 3 days. Later, on the other side, the Moody 36 'Beluga’ joined us. It’s nice to see familiar faces, however fleetingly and however little you know them.

The marina in Riga is very conveniently situated for the town, as it’s only a ...


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