Monika Centrum Hotel
Travel Blogs from Riga
So as many of you that follow our blog may realise, 99% of the time I (Anita) do the writing and Cam does the photos & captions. However, this time the blog is completely mine! Simply because this time I went on an adventure without him ;-P Why you ask? It involved a plane. Plus a co-worker (Angela, my new Year 3 neighbour across the hall and …
Met our new guide & driver after breakfast & set off in for Latvia
First stop at roadside attraction near border where emu was a star attraction
Then on to Rundale Palace - very enjoyable visit & coffee downstairs before we headed off again.
Unscheduled stop at nearby smaller palace as well.
... Tavegyl or similar)
· Anti-diarrhea medicine (take strong and for different causes – infection, poisoning)
· Tablets or gel with antibiotics for wounds, scars, rush
· Patches, roll bandage
· Anti –inflammation, anti-ache tablets & gel
No need to take anti-cold, runny-noise medicine, as climate helps to deal with that in few days, or use ...
... curtain but only because Nazi Germany took it over during the start of World War II in 1941. Then finally in 1944 in the aftermath of the war when Nazi Germany retreated ,Latvia had about a week of peace before the USSR Soviet Union marched right back in to take it over again. Talk about jumping from the frypan to the fire and then back into the frypan. During all of these occupations hundreds of thousands of Latvians were murdered, jailed, which incidentally almost ...
... in 1991. In that year, Russia brought tanks in to squash the movement, but the people formed a human wall (without weapons) to protect Parliament, the radio stations, and the TV towers. On the pyramid is an inscription that translates as “Let us never be slaves again.”
We embarked the ship and returned to our suites, where a very loud rumbling put Greg and I on edge. We rushed out onto our balcony in time to see a plane falling out of the sky, ...