Opera Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the end. In the park around the castle there were lots of school children running round courses marked by flags. We had a quick walk round the old town, and enjoyed another ice cream (!), before heading back to collect our bags, and get the bus to Riga. It is only 1 1/4 hours, and cost all of 2pounds 40p!
In Riga I had discovered there is a gluten free bakery (thank you internet!) and so I went for a walk and was happy to buy a large loaf of brown bread, an apple pastry and ...
... to our hostel then set off exploring the old town. We wandered through the craft market, containing many local products, mainly knitted socks and scarves.
The next day we set off to do the walking tour, despite the rain! We were 2 of only 5 hardy travellers that ventured out on the tour! As we walked through the old town, we found out the story behind the cockerel's on the churches in Riga. Many years ago, they were used to predict how good the days ...
... 5%. This is 45%, 20% stronger, mixed with pure vodka. It's a sipping liqueur for sure, amounting to a bitter bitter. The service tonight was a bit uneven but anything was acceptable after last night's mess.
Walked back, running into the American dynamos. Back up for a quick shower and then computer time, downloading, blogging,etc. I need a butler on these trips.
The room feels a bit warm but we shall see. Bagged out early, before 2230.
... of my 23 year old life. I treated myself to smoked Camembert cheese with raspberries, oven roasted leg of lamb, and an extra large Latvian local lager. Inhaling it all in less than 10 minutes was the second easiest mission of my 23 year old life. After dinner, I stopped at Kuuka Kafe for a cappuccino and to catch up on my journal. Finally feeling the jetlag, I meant to meander my way through Old Riga back to the hostel for an early night. My first failed mission on the ...
The next day we went to the Latvian Central Bank and heard a talk from the Minister of Finance on how Latvia is entering the Eurozone by the end of 2013. I was super happy to be in my element and the speaker was super smart and knowledgable. I ended up asking him some questions in Russian about the future of the Latvian economy after the session.