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... Jugenstil Art Nouveau architecture that is featured in the buildings of the Old Town area.
We head into town and manage to walk to all the main sights in a couple of hours. Cheryl is keen to access free WiFi at one of the café/bars, so I do the right thing and try out the local brew. Can't say I’m a big fan though since the local lager seems to be predominantly based on wheat styles. It is probably the warmest day we have ...
... perfection I had to experience being whipped (all over - it was a women-only sauna and covering up with a towel is definitely a no-no) with a bunch of long birch twigs which had been presoaked in cold water and then have a honey and chamomile salt rub. I alternated between the top (hottest) bench in the sauna and the icy plunge pool and I managed them each six times until a Danish woman suggested I knock it on the head as she thought I'd had enough. Thank heavens ...
In planning, we keep to this:
1) live in condo or rent a room through airbnb. Budget - max 100usd per night incl taxes.
2) rent a car to access most of sights and no booked tours
3) cook at home and/or eat where locals eat
4) use most of "for free" activities - like snorkeling, whale watch, hiking etc.find Groupon.com or other coupons.And based on advice in web, takes as much booklets at airports - all maps ...
... tomorrow is to go the KGB Building, Art Nouveau museum nearby and an Art Nouveau cafe which looks cozy and inviting. I don't know how other travelers have time for day trips. There are a few interesting and important ones to do but I don't have the time.
That was my Friday in Riga
Ar labu nakti
... filling the four Zepplin hangers but with stalls all the way across to the next block. There is also a wonderful aroma of strawberries in the air. There are so many fruit stalls. Seeing the Soviet monolith not far away we decide to go and photograph this daunting building only to find that you can actually go up it! What views you get from the viewing platform accessed from the 15th floor. There are only four other people so we can take our time and get ...
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