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Yesterday we had the opportunity to go back to the children's home with Jaycee Jensen of New Hope Latvia and her volunteer team from Arizona. While I am always on board for a chance to love on some orphans, I secretly had another mission in mind. We had left the home so abruptly the day we picked Kitija up, that she never really had a chance to say a goodbye that would bring closure to this chapter in her life so she could be prepared to begin the next.Plus, ...
... tucked away on the shores of the Baltic sea, with that particular feature that enthralls me foremost about any place - a quaint old-world charm. We had about five hours to roam about Riga before getting back to the ship for the return sail.
I had done a bit of homework and armed with maps picked up from the reception desk of the ship (the helpful guy even marking some of the tourist spots), was all set to take a walking tour. And as in Stockholm, the Old Town was the ...
... the next day. I was very aware of my host, she was quiet and I felt a little conscious of my rant and annoyance. To continue the night, I paid the fine. It was about six Euros but was the only cash on me and enough cash that would have lasted the rest of the evening.
They were so NICE, they let me back on the next tram. When we left the tram, Viktorija turns to me and asks, 'so you never been ...
... arrival in Uzbekistan, and swap this for our visa. This is the only possible procedure for Australians as we do not have an Uzbekistan embassy.
Arriving early at the check in counter in Istanbul, for the first flight to Riga, our LOI were queried and we were asked questions. Several phone calls were made, then a supervisor was called and we had to stand aside. We used to often wonder why some people had to wait at check in counters, now we know! After a ...
... s just my imagination and she already knew that. I guess it’s also quite intensive for her to teach someone Russian who doesn’t speak any Russian, get what I mean? I’ll make some photo’s of the city when there’s either a blue sky or if there’s snow. Since it’s extremely depressing right now in Riga, just rainy all day long. The weekend has just begun and usually I’d be enthusiastic, however I have no ...
Other places to stay in Riga
Elizabetes 55, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- Excellent Hotel
- Good hotel, nice view
- GOOD HOTEL - BEAUTIFUL BAR- AWFUL STAFF!!!
Kugu 24, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- Wonderful Hotel
- Above average, but location could be better
- Good hotel...depending on what room you get
Elizabetes Street 73, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $101
Slokas 1, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $62
20 Kipsalas St, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $48
33 Dzirnavu , Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- Fab Hotel
- Loved this hotel
- Brilliant Hotel and Location
Raunas St 44, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $30
Kalnciema Street 90, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $50
Brivibas 199c, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $38
9 / 11 Kaleju st, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $56
- Location, location , location
- Great Location, excellent hotel
- Great hotel, great city
70 Kaleju Street, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Raina Blvd 33, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Jersikas 1, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $33
Pulkveza Brieza 11, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $64
- Lovely hotel
- Great Choice!
- An enjoyable break
Reimersa Street 1, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $92
7 Elijas street, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $49
K. Valdermara Iela 23, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Krisjana Barona iela 12 , Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $68
- Gut und schlecht
- Good and bad
- Great Breakfast and staff, shame about the single beds
Sofijas 8, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $28
36 / 38 Aspazijas Blvd , Riga | 4 star hotel
- Little Sweden
- Excellent city break
- Superb location
Elizabetes Street 21, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Gertrudes Str 70, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $45
Slokas 49, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Pils Street 12, Riga | 5 star hotelfrom $228
Bruninieku 6, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $43
6 JÄÅa iela, Riga | Hotelfrom $37