Travel Blogs from Riga
... eluded me. I had visions of opening my fourth floor window and taking a bead on the ******* with the siren with my bow. Also, the others staying in my dorm room came in at some point during the night with no regard to the fact that there was someone trying to sleep in the room. Now I know that part of staying in a hostel is the fact that there will be people coming and going at all times. I’ve always known this about hostels and I accept it. But I have ...
· Day cream 50ml for two
· Soap & sponge (as lighter that shower gel). One bar enough for a moth for two J
· Shampoo 100ml enough for month for two conditioner or similar
· Razor for shaving
· Sunburn rescue foam or gel
· Face cleaning foam – efficient and enough!
... realise how this incident would get me back but little Martia from Latvia, who now walks around with plaster shoes, must have got around to precisely 50% of the people in this country and explained to them her sad story and instructed them not to be nice to me. This would explain why 50% of the people are rude as f**k in this country and would also explain my last information point about Latvia having a split personality. Approaching people, including workers in shops, ...
... awhile they decided that the one thing that I had to see in Copenhagen was a place called Christiania, so my plans for the following day were set. Apparently Christiana is kind of a self proclaimed sovereign state where the residents make their own laws (well used to be anyway), its basically like a big hippy commune in the middle of Copenhagen, where there is some cool bars and places to eat, dirty knee length dreadlocks everywhere and of course, weed weed ...
... and unusual (at least as far as day-to-day life goes) events. For example, at one point, we ran directly into a parade where people were dressed in medieval garb.
We continued walking through Old Town, stopping to pause at important places where our guide would tell us stories. We first saw the “black cat” of Riga. At one point in history, only educated and wealthy mean were accepted to the guild. As the story goes, a wealthy man that the guild did not want ...
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