Nordic Hotel Jekaba Riga
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... first. They were in Tallinn for a business conference so using Sunday for a day trip to Riga.
I was using the tv screens to see the digital tracking of the bus waiting for the border.
We drove right thru, there was no passports control ...
... for use in the winter months. She also told us that a traditional Christmas dish is pigs nose and tails! Such a shame I won't be here for Christmas....
We than saw a wooden church and our guide explained that back in the day when there were walls around the city all houses within had to be made of wood. This was so that if the city was ever under attack the houses could be burnt down and the fighting could take place. One day this plan backfired though ...
... themed. It was set up to look like a dungeon, especially the downstairs section. Old books, typewriters and apothecary type implements lined the walls; chandeliers hung from the ceilings, each table had a candle lit, and the staff walked around in costume. Yes, an incredibly touristy place, but also really kind of awesome. I pumped some more caffeine in my system to make up for the lack of sleep and set out again.
Just next to the Freedom Monument, there was a giant ...
... where it remained Russian for over 200 years. Post-WWI, Latvia declared its independence and, after fighting a short war against both otherwise-occupied Russia and Germany, became a Republic. In the 1930s, it apparently then became a dictatorship, before being occupied by the Soviet Union in 1939, then the Nazis in 1941, then the Soviets again in 1944 through 1990, whereupon Latvia again became an independent nation in 1991 where it remains to this day.
... of 17 000 Indonesia islands.
Focus during the trip - underwater life by snorkeling, seafood delights and " no rush" concept :)
Preparation starts NOW :) first time not only Asia as destination, but backpacking, so lets see how it goes. Internet has been searched from A-Z on suggestions - top things to see, to do, where to stay, safty issues, transportation bla, bla bla - ...
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