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... I guess it can be compared to Eindhoven's Glow festival: lots of artists light up buildings and installations and project (3D) movies. This year was the festival's 7th aniversary, and it was set up extra big and international because of Rigas Cultural Capitalness.
My favourite movie was the one shown closest to our house, on Kongresu Nams: United Fish - a touching story of strangely mechanical musical sea creatures that ...
... indicator, or who pulls nerve-wrecking overtaking stunts on the highway. But I think you have those idiots in any country.
In fact, most motorists are actually quite polite. For instance, owing to this weird status of bikes in-between a car and a pedestrian, cars always stop for me at zebra crossings - something a Dutch motorist would never even consider.
So. Janny in a car. I know it's a terrifying ...
... carvery and the beer isn't great. Couldn't even finish it! We've, once again, nearly run out of the local currency so instead of getting ripped off with another ATM withdrawal or credit card transaction, we're hitting the Baltic Rimi Supermarket chain so make the most of our last few shackles before leaving for Estonia tomorrow morning. Phase of the day: I can't feel my ...
... away from the crowds of tourists and cheap souvenirs. Due to booking issues, however, I wouldn't be able to take the tour until about 4:00 in the afternoon, which I thought would be perfect in order to have a leisurely morning.
So, as usual, I had difficulty sleeping through the night, but managed to stay in bed until about 8:00 at which time I got up and did my usual, slow morning routine of self- assembly. I had already decided to take my morning time to go down ...
... travellers, we are Australians who don't have an Uzbekistan embassy etc., etc. etc.
"But you don't have the square stamp!"
Keeping ourselves calm (with difficulty), we asked her if she would PLEASE speak with our Uzbekistan guide if we got him on the phone. She eventualy (against protocol) agreed! The conversation in itself did not immediately get a change in stance but after she got off the phone she said she would check with someone else, who ...