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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 …
... defeat evil machine monsters.
The final day of the Staro Riga festival coincided with Latvias National Day - or Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia for short. On 18 November 1918, Latvia proudly declared itself independent after a long history of being invaded by various tribes, empires and countries. Of course, it took three more occupations, by the Soviets, the Nazis and the Soviets again, ...
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First of all, Latvian cars are magic. Even in the most antique models the lights switch on automatically, and yet the cars never run out of battery! And they can stay stationary without the help of the parking brake, which usually sits unused under a thick layer of dust.
The first time I drove in Latvia was on our way back from Laba Daba festival, when Renāte was too tired to drive ...
weekends are the most fun, and by weekends i mean thursday to sunday I think?
If you travel enough and surround yourself with good people and by proxy good places, then you will-most surely-have a time!
I have discovered that the Beastie Boys are my new favourite band. I discovered this by rapping them in kareoke style. this is where they play the song and then put the words on the screen. The B Boys are some awesomely ...
... huge, main market and really absorb the energy of the enormous place, near the main train station, as well as find a pair of sunglasses and a fresh breakfast. When I was at the market earlier in the week, I was struck with awe by the sheer enormity of it but I wanted to really dig in and see just how intense it was.
I began by entering the shopping mall, which is attached to the main train station on one side and actually weaving my way around the shops in the ...