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Travel Blogs from Riga
Prior to easter 2005, I was searching for a destination for a European city break which would provide a travel experience to a relatively-unknown city on a favourable budget, and came up with the idea of visiting Tallinn, in Estonia, where I spent 4 inspiring days over easter of that year. After that enjoyable trip, I vowed to return to the region …
... pretended we were meant to be there. Parking is at a premium in the old towns of all these cities but once sorted we were free to explore this city that was badly bombed during the war but whose restoration has resulted in beautiful art nouveau German architecture with imposing facades and tiny colourful shops front.
The day we were leaving Riga was the start of an off spell for me but we headed for one towns on the ...
... plays in their politics. Unfortunately she was super anti-Russian and even though me and some other people asked her how Latvia could alienate such a significant portion of the population, she responded that the older generation (which mostly speaks Russian) would eventually die out.. crazies.
Lastly, we hit up Lido, the first restaurant we went to, for another enormous feast ...
Took a Night Train from Minsk (Belarus) to Riga (Latvia).
The journey took approximately 12 hours, cabin bed is very comfortable.
Timing for a weekend trip is just nice.
As expected from recommendations, Riga is a nice place for a visits.
Some photos to share, please scroll down.
Have a good day.
... to do all their life, how does this child make decisions when there is no longer a caregiver to tell them?
How is a 18 year old to find work?
How are they to pay rent?
How do they cook when many have never cooked a day in their life?
How do you boil water?
How do you turn an oven on, especially when it is a gas oven?
Many do not know how to do laundry. Don't know where the laundry soap goes in the wash ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services