Travel Blogs from Riga
... or thin cotton, linen
· 1 long-sleeved cotton or linen top
· Big scarf (bought onsite) multi-usage perfect to use as towel in beach or cover against sun or cover in air-conditioned room to keep warm
· Boots or closed sandals & some socks
· Aqua shoes (for snorkeling, waterfall expeditions etc)
· 1 microfiber ...
... a new "European" future that is far removed from the red oppression days. But, it seems that every two steps forward that are taken they inevitably are pushed one step backwards because the other half of the population are digging ...
... was a Wi-Fi connection and there was! I was connected to the internet the entire evening even when I was several hours outside of Riga and approaching the Russian border before I finally put away my computer and went to bed. But it wasn’t quite strong enough to upload photos. Couldn’t get my dang who-ha bells and whistles phone to work hardly anywhere and my computer gets internet on the train. That has GOT to be my ...
... evaporated when we joined up with the rest of the group. An extreme example of this was on the night before we arrived, the boys were out having drinks and one of them exchanged “words” with some locals who proceeded to use his head as a football and send him to hospital. Now all of that seems to have disappeared.
Later we got chatting to Artu who explained the difference “5 years ago Riga was really cheap so we had lots of British stag ...
... likes beer. All is well....... Today - up by 8:30 and out the door. Bike tour day! Bro-in-law hadn't been on a bike since he was 8. Shocked that he did the tour and did really well on the bike - 15 mile ride! I'm not sure I would have taken the tour if I were him. :) We rode from the city to the Baltic Sea. Of course - took our shoes off and put feet in the sea. Water was cold - seaweed was worse! But - necessary pic. We had lunch in the local (Jurmela) town that ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet