Travel Blogs from Riga
I still aspire to be a globetrotter. As a kid, my favorite reply to the question 'What do you want to be when you grow up?' was 'A vagabond'. I don't remember clearly but it might have been inspired to some extent from the celebrated poem by Sir Robert Louis Stevenson of the same name.
Childhood fantasies die hard. I am trying my hand at travel writing now.Someday when I shall apply for such a job, all this stuff would go into that CV!
Anyway, there I was at ...
... I would have to pay a fine!', 'no you wouldn't!!!!!'. I firmly believe we use our common sense, maybe explain how a system works and let them off, well, after taking the correct fee for the ride. My vicious tongue snapped at her! If I didn't pay, the police would come then I would have a summons to go to court. If I wasn't there with my host, I would have happily let the police arrive, taken a court date then leave ...
... some time ago and separately booked our flight to Tashkent, the joining city for the tour, over the Internet with the budget airline Air Baltic. It was way cheaper than other airlines but it meant rather than the shorter distance of a direct flight, Istanbul to Tashkent, we would have to transit through Riga in Latvia back the other way. GAP Adventures sent us a "Letter of Invitation" known as a LOI from their Uzbekistan agency which we were to present at the ...
... great time, and could not have wished for more fun! I've stayed in hostels, with friends, Couchsurfed, used buses, trains, boats, airplanes, rented a few cars, hitchhiked and once got brought back to the hostel by the Police. I've seen/done a variety of things and enjoyed (almost) all of them, thanks to everyone who joined me on various parts of this trip! I'm very fortunate and happy I'm traveling and look forward to next leg of this trip!!
... 8216;now’. So I had a great evening and decided to head back home to get some sleep since I had school the next day. I’ve finally learned some verbs! That means that I can actually say something decent in Russian now, since you’d use verbs such as do, work, speak..etc in almost any sentence. My teacher was very pleased with me although she seemed a bit disappointed when I told her that I would be staying four weeks instead of one. Or ...
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