Opera Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... m neither a cat person nor a dog person. What happened, you ask? Well, I moved to Riga.
Lotte the Dachshund
You might remember that my pied-a-terre in the Silent Center of Riga came not only with 10 rooms, but also with a landlord and -lady, and a sausage dog called Lotte. Small though she is, she can make an enormous amount of noise. The first time we viewed our new house, she welcomed us with a big barking attack, which only stopped when ...
Had a wander for the morning by my self. Climbed (well part stairs part lift,) the St peters spire for the fantastic view. The old town is really interesting, but don't want to do too much as we will be covering it all later with the VT meet. Also went to the Central market. You certainly can get anything here, including home made beer, siphoned into plastic bottles while you wait.
Group dinner tonite.
... sax player in the band was from Latvia and had a bumper sticker that said simply "LATVIA!" He was teased for it... After the picture, Johnny saw a building that had an architecture he liked so we walked over to it. Apparently Joseph Stalin liked that style of building too and he had it built in Riga (As well as Russia and perhaps in Poland). It is now used for the Academy of Science. We went inside because we thought it was a science museum. It was super awkward ...
... decided that we wanted to see the museum of occupation, but once we got there we found it was closed, for no good reason. At that stage we were slightly at a loss as to what to do because we hadn't really prepared a contingency. In the end we basically just looked around the old town, had lunch, looked at some of the memorials and statues that were dotted around etc... There was also a Christmas market which was the first we had ...
... Moscow District - wooden buildings, which I think stretch to the Kalmciema iela quarter which is more recently renovated and possibly a UNESCO site or important heritage area? The wooden buildings were built as such so they could be burnt when the city was attacked - the stories mention several burnings over the years, one of which was a false alarm it seems - doh! 4) Memorial to Zanis Lipke and all the people who rescued Jews from the Nazi regime during ...