Travel Blogs from Riga
... to their original beauty. From there we went to old Riga which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We walked to the town square and saw the House of the Blackheads which was a guild that had St Mauritius as its patron saint. We then saw St. Peter's, St. John's and St Jacob's churches. Latvia is predominantly Lutheran. We then walked to the Three Brothers, the oldest buildings in Riga and the remains of ...
... yelled her name again and she found where I was! It was so good to see a dear friend of mine after one year of her leaving my university, but it felt like yesterday that I saw her. It is amazing how time flies.
When Liva greeted me, she gave me a huge sunflower as it is part of a Latvian tradition to give flowers to people and I have to say, after a long journey, it meant so much to be greeted not only by a good friend, but something so beautiful and thoughtful!
... our group got into the train and the porters started passing in the luggage. We had luggage coming in through the door and two windows. All of the rest of our group were at three different other doors to get onto the train. All of us made it onto the train but the luggage was still being passed through the windows when the train started moving. Luckily all our luggage did manage to get passed into the train but the last bag was being run down the ...
... and the massive central market that’s housed in old zeppelin hangars (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and spans a several blocks.
I have been living in Riga for almost a year and I agree that one should definitely use their own wits and basic common sense to live and especially vacation here. With that said, I love this city, and the advice to “enjoy the beauties of the country and try to establish real and normal relationship with ...
... She made me a coffee at her place, we were able to have a better conversation and she willingly set us toward the city for a tour. The walk to her place was about twenty minutes, a similar time it took to reach the city centre. Before we began really exploring, we went to Pelmeni XL. A small pay for the weight of your food cafe, open 24 hours and serving Russian dumpling!! Beef, lamb, chicken, vegetable ones, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility