Travel Blogs from Riga
Thursday 12th June
Off to the bus station at 9.00 to catch the 10 o'clock bus to Riga. The weather looked threatening & about 2 hours out the rain poured down. Luckily for us by the time we had reached Riga it had all cleared up & we had a short ride from the bus station to our hotel. The countryside was mainly grain …
... some basic bicycle first aid in of homo ecos:'s workshops.
Accept the pothole
So here I am, almost two months later, and happily cycling around Rīga. Using the (usually rather smooth) main road whenever possible, and happily avoiding the cobblestones, potholes and insanely tight corners and narrow sideways the rest of the time.
I hear Rīga boasts 43 kilometers of cycling lane and counting. Yay cyclists!
So the following is a highlight summary of our trip so far. Eating pizza in a rainstorm…. Singing the Star Spangled Banner at our July 4th dinner in Vilnius complete with sparklers from the wait staff…. Ron taking care of the wine every single night and having a rationale and a story….. The Latvia national folk and song festival made the visit to Riga a memorable ...
We woke up and got to sorting out our things. One more vegan meal and then back to the bunk to Say some really sad goodbye.
I would miss speedy the Italian, he was so inspiring with his Atatues to
traveling and his positivety. The ausie girl wasent that bad. Cerebro
was a legend, what a silky smooth voice, moterbikeing long ...
... we ordered a round of "Adois Motherf*ckers", which was very fruity and blue. It was a good evening. :)
The Hardcore Hangover Club is aptly named; none of us felt awesome the next morning when we were getting ready to go to Tallinn. We checked out of the hostel around 10:00a, then went to Hesburger, a Finnish burger chain, for breakfast. I ordered a kids meal and got to pick my own toy! I ended up with an electric blue, child ...