Monika Centrum Hotel
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... but served well enough. We didn't dare ask for any amenities on board lest we wake the sleeping fee demons. Arrival in Riga was a bus gate and easy passage into the country -- Schengen helps again. The bags made it fine so I guess our fees were acceptable to the baggage gods. Taxi to the hotel whisked us there lickety split and made more time for sightseeing in this half day.
The Grand ...
... waiting staff were dressed in Soviet style uniforms. Kalashnikov and AK47 rifle range excursions. Whilst there may be something gratifying and having-the-last-laugh about this kind of activity, in the exhibition I visited today, the artist explained how there's a certain exoticism developing among young people, around the Communist era, especially those who are suffering from austerity measures that they feel are the result of the failure of Capitalism to live up to ...
... per night.
Any accommodation sells out fast, especially budget ones & luxury ocean front, not much left. All ocean views I guess are sold out already 1/2 year in advance.
For planning we use only web:
... have liked longer, but I saw what I wanted to.
This isn't the first time I've asked this question, but why do flea market-type places always have not one but several people selling old television remote controls? Where the **** do they get them from? I saw a place on the street in Cairo selling them and I just don't get it. Never, ever, have I seen or heard of someone saying, "Damn! I really must got to the old black market and buy a TV remote." And ...
... and Latvian food. It is safe to say that I am over-piroshkied and over-pelemniyed. But Riga was honestly an amazing place and being able to speak the language and connect with so much of my family's culture made it extra special.
Next week, we hit up Dresden and the Czech Republic so stay tuned.
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