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Travel Blogs from Riga
... I joined a free walking tour in the morning, ja? indeed. That's how the guide spoke. Although he knew the material and was knowledgeable of other countries as well, he was too informal, spoke too much and I didn't like his style. Perhaps my tiredness didn't help. There were 4 Germans, 1 Italian,1 Swiss and 1 from Iceland, ja? Nevertheless, I now know what's what but still have a ...
... at a coffee shop called Get Smart chosen because they used locally roasted coffee. It was actually really tasty, we don't often find coffee that we really enjoy and the cafe was really cool with a 60s setting. Next we went to the Russian Flea Market which was massive and filled with junk piled on junk with a few treasures in between. I actually would have loved to have purchased a few soviet era things there if we were coming straight home from the trip, there were cool clocks ...
... road, I was able to take a few pictures of the nearby countryside.
Johanna Patrick is an excellent tour leader. She has talked for most of the ride, first the history and interesting facts about Lithuania, and then, as we cross the border-no passport control as we are in the EU, about Latvia. It would be hard to ignore all the trees. Latvia is even greener than Lithuania; 50% of the land is forest. We had a heavy but surprisingly ...
... chocolate wizards. Afterwards, I probably could have died from sugar poisoning but that didn't stop us from enjoying the night afterwards.
Friday we went to the RIXC which is an artist group in Latvia that focuses on electronic art and media. It was located in a random warehouse in the new cultural district and the talk they gave us was beyond funny. One of their projects ...
... of each other and is based on a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. The sculpture was a gift from Riga’s sister city Bremen
- St Peter’s Church. The first mention of this church is in 1209. Since then it has undergone a number of reconstructions. The tower of the church collapsed in 1666 and was rebuilt a year later. After being rebuilt a piece of glass was thrown off the tower, the superstition being that the ...
Other places to stay in Riga
Elizabetes 55, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Excellent Hotel
- Good hotel, nice view
- GOOD HOTEL - BEAUTIFUL BAR- AWFUL STAFF!!!
Kugu 24, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Wonderful Hotel
- Above average, but location could be better
- Good hotel...depending on what room you get
Elizabetes Street 73, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $140
Slokas 1, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $58
20 Kipsalas St, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $71
33 Dzirnavu , Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Fab Hotel
- Loved this hotel
- Brilliant Hotel and Location
Raunas St 44, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $31
Kalnciema Street 90, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Brivibas 199c, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $45
9 / 11 Kaleju st, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- Location, location , location
- Great Location, excellent hotel
- Great hotel, great city
70 Kaleju Street, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $98
Raina Blvd 33, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Jersikas 1, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $31
Pulkveza Brieza 11, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $73
- Lovely hotel
- Great Choice!
- An enjoyable break
Reimersa Street 1, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $130
K. Valdermara Iela 23, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $90
7 Elijas street, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Krisjana Barona iela 12 , Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Gut und schlecht
- Good and bad
- Great Breakfast and staff, shame about the single beds
Sofijas 8, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $32
36 / 38 Aspazijas Blvd , Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $83
- Little Sweden
- Excellent city break
- Superb location
Elizabetes Street 21, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $101
Gertrudes Str 70, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $57
Slokas 49, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Pils Street 12, Riga | 5 star hotelfrom $256
Bruninieku 6, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $41
6 JÄÅa iela, Riga | Hotelfrom $37