Ilmajas 12, Riga, LV-1004, Latvia | 3 star hotel
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Into Latvia

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... did that, and found about four all lined up, the drivers gathered around the front one chewing the fat. Some discussion around where the hotel might be, and eventually the driver of the front taxi said, "Okay, 5 Lat!" LAT?!? What the hell are those?? "Euros?" we asked. No, no Euros, had to be Lat. So I parked Gray and the suitcases in a scrap of shade nearby, and set off to acquire Lat in the nearby train station.... which turned out to be a gigantic market. One huge hall ...

Riding out of Town

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... 24 and hours. I mime that I will be flying out tomorrow and that seems to satisfy her. Wasn’t a good performance because the scowl never left her face. She pops my passport into a box and walks off. WHOOPS. I have faith that she will return with it, and I keep chanting that to myself.

More immigration officers are roaming the carriage. Suddenly the customs guy leaps into my carriage with his yellow lab! The dog does ...

Latvian Renaissance Faire

A travel blog entry by jmsges


... separate galleys for all of the other restaurants. We also learned that if the ship has more than 80% Americans, they double the number of burgers and fries. But if there are lots of French Canadians they double the amount of foie gras. I just think that to be rather interesting.

Once again we set sail overnight. This time we are en route to Helsinki where we are taking another bike tour. Should be a ...

Famous for Art Nouveau it seems...

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird


... Moscow District - wooden buildings, which I think stretch to the Kalmciema iela quarter which is more recently renovated and possibly a UNESCO site or important heritage area? The wooden buildings were built as such so they could be burnt when the city was attacked - the stories mention several burnings over the years, one of which was a false alarm it seems - doh! 4) Memorial to Zanis Lipke and all the people who rescued Jews from the Nazi regime during ...

No Foto; No Smiling; No Kidding

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... occupied their country, murdered thousands of their ancestors and, well, you get the picture. This is my problem and I need to figure out how to get past it.

"You are now what you were then," is a phrase--a book title, actually--that seems to always ring true for me. I am ill at ease with "Russians" because when I was a boy, Nikita Khrushchev made it clear that he intended to kill me and bury me and he did it while pounding his shoe on a desk at the United Nations. We ...

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