How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Russian TV Channels Available
- Multilingual staff
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... life brings (nothing is hot, nothing is cold, nothing is spicy, nothing is too flavoured, it is all bland to appeal to everyone I guess), the excitement was almost addictive. We headed back, walking through the rain as I was excited. I snapped a few pictures of the town and headed back on board the mothership of ...
Final stop today was to the Bourse Art Museum opposite the Dome Cathedral. I didnt reallhy know what this was, the guide said there was a collection of ceramics.
Entrance was meant to be 6 Eu ($7) but they said it was free today. The exhibits were on two floors. The ...
... the same paperwork to fill in for arriving in Russia that I had filled in for coming in through the airport. Luckily they at least print these in English now as well. So when we stopped for Russian immigration and customs, suddenly the train is swarming with officers. There were about 6 in our carriage. A woman who could well also be their shot put champion came and demanded my passport. In Russian. I always immediately say hi, ...
... Latvians and the rest are decendants of Germany or Russia or elsewhere. It's a mix of cultures here in Riga. Latvia gained their independence about 20 years ago and are doing pretty well. The city has the same kind of stuff as Estonia with the outside cafes and stoned streets. They actually filmed Sherlock Holmes here because it feels like you are back in the 1800s. The freedom monument is the most ...
... blend. Our waiter suggested a mix of it with black currant juice—a wise choice. It was really something.
Today was one the most enjoyable days of our trip so far. The pacing and weather (70 degrees with a breeze) combined with the peaceful and serene environment of Riga made for a perfect day. Seriously, this is probably the most underrated/unknown destination we have ever visited. Eight thumbs ...