Nordic Hotel Jekaba Riga
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... But all went well. Caught the bus to the airport and made it in plenty of time. The flight to Riga in Latvia was only 80 minutes. What was great was getting a clear view of the Oresund Bridge from the air. We will be crossing this bridge, which links Denmark to Sweden, later in the month.
We were booked into a hotel ...
... to recreate last nights dinner perfection kept us entertained until it was time to leave!
While I really enjoyed my time in Latvia I think this was more to do with the hostel and the company that we kept. Riga seemed very touristy and there were too many English and Irish bars! The trip to the beach was a definite highlight however especially the dip in the sea! I think it may feel like an entirely different city in the summer months so perhaps a trip back is ...
... Had an iced coffee [a major seller] and a nice fruit plate with an edible almond bowl. Tony also came by. It was a rather swish setting, near St Peter's Church . Seems to me more Latvians smoke than Estonians.
Was on my own again. Ran into Heather who reported Tony was ahead of me. Headed for the other side of the tracks re the markets and the Academy of Sciences' building. One had to cross the railroad tracks. It was a great divide ...
... Mode bar. I was amazed that there was one of them period, and now to find out there are two? The guy who ran it said this one was pretty new and that he'd been to the one in Tallinn and is hoping this one can live up to that one. After that, we went to another divey bar called The Funny Fox which turned out to have karaoke. Because everybody loves karaoke.
Still basically know nothing about Latvia, but tomorrow that will change!
... gear, TV remote controls, passports of dead people or Nazi memorabilia.
I'm not kidding. As I wrote when I was in Warsaw, they used to have something similar but it was knocked down ages ago to accommodate the Olympic stadium. Vilnius still has theirs, but you may recall that the area got a little too dodgy just as I got there, so I turned around and went back. Nothing stopped me this time. Our guide only gave us ten or so minutes to browse around and ...
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