Travel Blogs from Riga
... mixed' items, Central Market is figuratively and literally a change of pace. The market is immaculate and the food looks fresh and tempting. It's peak season and the local berries, both home-grown from gardens and wild from the woods are particularly attractive. From the market we move on to Riga Old Town, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As compared to Vilnius, Riga's OT seems more cramped; the streets are narrower, the buildings, smaller and closer together and ...
... spices), salat olivye (potato salad) - you name something my grandma cooks, they've got it. Although it clearly can never beat my awesome grandma's cooking, it was very good comfort food.
Although Berlin is an amazing European city, it was mostly destroyed during WWII so it has a much more modern feel to it. Riga, on the other hand, is completely intact from the 1200's and the historic ...
... which presents an awesome challenge in trying to keep up. I met an Latvian guy who wanted to get it together on "Get it together". In my opinion we rocked it, and rocked the crowd well! This track is particularly good because it is not so fast.
In any event, the night carried on to the club of choice and we managed to dance and carry on in an acceptable fashion! No laws were broken!
Best from Latvia,
... very prestigious, still looks pretty grand in my view). There are museums to keep you busy if you like that sort of thing, but as I mentioned at the start of this entry, the Museum of Occupations was at the top of my list, and as it is free I recommend this as unmissable. It's pretty hard going trawling round all the exhibits and after the first couple of sections the story board gets a bit repetitive going over the Soviet, Nazi and then Soviet (second ...
... br> Shortly after crossing the Latvian border, we had a tour through
the Palace of Rundale. Oh wow, that place was amazing, I've never
seen anything like it. We had a 3 course lunch in the palace as
On arrival in Riga, we checked into our Hotel which is a massive
hotel and the most modern but along with that comes tiny rooms and
we are struggling a bit in our triple share room with our luggage
and clotheslines everywhere.
We had ...