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... some symbols carved into it. These symbols note that this house was the only one to remain standing after 1943 when the German's bombed the land. The fact that so little survived really makes you realize everything that these countries had to go through.
On a happier note: Shortly after embarking the ship once again there was an air show just off the back of the ship at port. When I heard loud ...
... They've only been independent again for 20 years...just such a different perspective of life. Americans just don't have a concept of the stresses of an unstable country..... I had a quck lunch in the town square (salmon sandwich - awesome!! - and yet another beer - drinking my way through this trip.). Took a quick view from the top of the tallest church in Tallinn (pics to come later). With that - time was cut short and headed to the airport. So - yet again - had ...
... and used clothing shops. It is amazingly cute and local but I fear that it will soon gentrify due to its adorableness and proximity to the center.
On this street, we stopped in at the following places: "Taka" (a local hangout for artists), "Bottle shop" (recycled glass objects), "Eco shop," "Dad café," "Ze Store" (recycled furniture and treasures), A tea shop and a chocolate factory. Also, we stopped in a cute shop in which all the clothes racks are on pulleys and ...
... stranded in a downpour, this is the place to be. Not far from here, Riga's parks stretch the length of its canal, leading to the Daugava river, which cuts through the city. I love parks, and as many of you know from reading my blogs in earlier years, my favorite activity when travelling is to sit in a park and people watch. This is a particularly inspiring one: there are meticulously manicured gardens, fountains and statues, cobblestone pathways winding in ...
... is the same as back home – about 50%. Some of the city councils cut the locks of the bridges as they had done on the bridge in Vilnius where there were only 2 when we saw it.
We also continue to see Storks. We first saw these in Instanbul nesting on specially built towers along the highway and in the fields. We continued to see them in Lithuania and now again in Latvia on towers of a similar construction.
Other places to stay in Riga
Elizabetes 55, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Excellent Hotel
- Good hotel, nice view
- GOOD HOTEL - BEAUTIFUL BAR- AWFUL STAFF!!!
Kugu 24, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Wonderful Hotel
- Above average, but location could be better
- Good hotel...depending on what room you get
Elizabetes Street 73, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Slokas 1, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $65
20 Kipsalas St, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $69
33 Dzirnavu , Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $82
- Fab Hotel
- Loved this hotel
- Brilliant Hotel and Location
Raunas St 44, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $32
Brivibas 199c, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $43
Kalnciema Street 90, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $55
9 / 11 Kaleju st, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- Location, location , location
- Great Location, excellent hotel
- Great hotel, great city
70 Kaleju Street, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Raina Blvd 33, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $101
Jersikas 1, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $39
Pulkveza Brieza 11, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $85
- Lovely hotel
- Great Choice!
- An enjoyable break
Reimersa Street 1, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $113
7 Elijas street, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $60
K. Valdermara Iela 23, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Krisjana Barona iela 12 , Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $86
- Gut und schlecht
- Good and bad
- Great Breakfast and staff, shame about the single beds
Sofijas 8, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $31
36 / 38 Aspazijas Blvd , Riga | 4 star hotel
- Little Sweden
- Excellent city break
- Superb location
Elizabetes Street 21, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Gertrudes Str 70, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Slokas 49, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Pils Street 12, Riga | 5 star hotelfrom $238
Bruninieku 6, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $49
6 JÄÅa iela, Riga | Hotelfrom $64