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Travel Blogs from Riga
Adrianjl stayed here on Oct 20, 2011 during their trip titled: Adrian's Travel Blog.
... a big church called St. Peter's. Outside the entrance we saw a poster advertising for the organ concert, we decided to go back later to listen and visit the church at the same time.
In the meantime, we went for the Occupation Museum. The Latvians hated the Soviet Union so much that they created this museum to denounce the regime, and they make it free to the public. ...
... aviators. Black hair and has stopped off at a few greasy spoons. I could have taken a picture :-D but that would probably have given him a ammo to go berserk!
We rock up into Riga around midday. Again, It is a beautiful city. There is more hussle and bussle to Riga than Tallinn.Already there are few sights as we enter the city. The TV Tower is pretty dam awesome. Looks like some soviet ...
... the Old Town which is a
truly beautiful place but sooo many tourists - amazing considering
I had never heard of the place, but it is a destination which is
experiencing huge tourist growth - particularly from the UK and
other European tourists. Cruise ships now also dock here. We had
wood fired pizza for lunch in the Old Town and I am embarrassed to
admit that I ate all mine and it was huge.
Mum and Barb took the optional tour to ...
... and it was obvious that Latvia's story has striking resemblances to that of Estonia's. In between all of this I managed to find some time to relax in the beautiful park that follows the tranquil canal that runs through the centre of the city. On my way back to the hostel I dropped into the supermarket and bought a local beer which I thoroughly enjoyed after a long day in the sun. With plenty more to see and do tomorrow I got to bed nice and early.