Grizins Hotel

32 Pernavas , Riga, 1009, Latvia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Riga

The scary House on the Corner

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... br> From 1940 - 1941, the Russians commandeered Stra Mja, or the " House on the Corner", as it was known, and proceeded to shoot and torture many local resistance fighters, professors, generals and anyone against the Soviets. The Nazis then used it for their nefarious purposes during WW II, then the Soviets retook it and used it to install the Latvian secret police, the Cheka's, until as recently as 1991.

Architecturally beautiful building from the ...

Suffering Latvia

A travel blog entry by ozvere

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... saw the sights by conducted walk, hop on/off buses, cruising the river and just rambling. Probably the most outstanding part were the 800+ art nouveau buildings from the early 1900's, the largest covered markets in the world (where one can purchase all types of smoked fish, unpasturised milk (and cheeses, butter etc.) and fresh vegies straight form the producer) and a cousin to the 7 sisters of Moscow.
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Peace.Love...and LIVA LAND

A travel blog entry by gitana13

... back to Liva's apartment I was struck with jetlag and slept for 3 hours until we went to dinner to celebrate Dennis's birthday. Dennis is the brother of Liva's host mom in the United States. They were visiting Liva as well to celebrate the Midsummers Festival and to spend time with Liva and her family. We went with Liva's mother and boyfriend to a restaurant along the river. I used the Latvian that Liva and others had taught me to introduce myself and I have to say that it felt ...

My Bizarre Relationships with Trains

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... self and my hero (my hubby) is somewhere far away working so that I can indulge myself in whatever romantic notions I have that train travel is wonderful and enlightening and fun. And usually I remember way to late to go to the airport and get a ticket that for me, train travel is usually a hassle, almost and sometimes a nightmare, and can be almost heart attack inducing. And yet I still do it. Heavy sigh. At least there are long periods of time between ...

Last days in Riga

A travel blog entry by maitribe

9

... will develop a desire to learn how to play it. All three kids were very interested in strumming and plucking the strings and together with Maurice playing, they did a great singing/howling session. Maija marinated the chicken and prepared the salad and dressing, while Rita and Ilva peeled potatoes and enjoyed some Cloudberry liqueur. In the meantime, Maurice took the 2 eldest children to the grocery store to pick ...

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