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... are cobblestone and you can get wonderfully lost and soak up the atmosphere here. We went to a popular buffet style place that locals and tourists alike go to. We paid for our a la carte items and then sat in the back, where we noticed later that all the locals went to first. it seems the "Bizniz Launch" is back there. For 1/4 of what we paid, you can get a hearty set meal with a juice drink for 2.80. Note to self! Ask for ...
... I found it very interesting, a bit reminiscent of the old War Museum in Ottawa, but Cathy lost interest and patience with the fact that it was actually not air-conditioned so it was hotter inside than outside, and left to do some window shopping while I finished my visit.
We set out to find the ‘House of Cats’, which featured a number of statues of cats and had a ‘story’ that the ship’s guide told us ...
... between two rivers, the Daugava and the Ridzine, the latter of which is where the name Riga originates. During the 13th century is when many of the churches started being built in the town, and also the first references to what is the current Latvian flag come from this time period. Following several hundred years of Germanic rule, Latvia then fell to Poland-Lithuania, then later to Sweden for nearly a century, then finally to Peter the Great of Russia in ...
... in order to distinguish herself from everyone else (the one in Warsaw had an orange umbrella).
I wasn't too fussed about the farmers market - when you've seen one big hall that smells fish, you've seen them all. The real highlight for me was the old Russian black market. All these 'markets' can get confusing, so let me be more specific: the farmers market is where you go if you want to buy carrots. The old Russian black market is where you go to ...
... our hotel. Why, oh why, didn't we just post all our cold-weather stuff to ourselves three months ago?? We have cursed these big suitcases so often.
Anyway, the hotel was lovely; we have a "studio apartment" which means sofas and a sort of kitchenette containing two solitary tea bags and two sachets of coffee for tomorrow morning, but joy of joys! a kettle that we can boil and make a cup of tea whenever we want it. We used the two teabags immediately and have ...