Nordic Hotel Jekaba Riga
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'what a stupid story'. Where's the romance, woman?
We next visited the wooden church, used for those living on the grounds of this large estate. It was simple but the altar was nice.
The Hill of Songs is a collection of 24 sculpture works, dealing with the tradition of singing in Latvia. I'm not much into oddball pieces and it was very hot by this time of the day, compounding minimal interest. Shade the favourite venue of everybody.
... monument, and the Latvians weren't really happy in 1945 when the Soviets took control of their country again), by the shiny new library (all the books are there, but it isn't open yet because of safety regulations), over the stone bridge and you're there.
The way to work is even shorter: down my street, turn right on Lapu iela (or: pothole road, as I like to call it), past the little park and you're there.
On my strolls around ...
... our group got into the train and the porters started passing in the luggage. We had luggage coming in through the door and two windows. All of the rest of our group were at three different other doors to get onto the train. All of us made it onto the train but the luggage was still being passed through the windows when the train started moving. Luckily all our luggage did manage to get passed into the train but the last bag was being run down the ...
... scars. The reconstructions doing justice to this centuries-old building, battered,destroyed and buried at different stages. Located at the Town Hall Square, it now serves as a museum (astonishingly beautiful display of dolls, doll houses and other artworks) and sometimes concert hall.
11. The Three Brothers - A trio of adjacent buildings, quite non-remarkable in appearance, but with a significant history of being the oldest residential establishment of Riga.
... is a very high obelisk, topped by an angel holding three stars, which represent the 3 regions of Latvia, while at the bottom are figures of men and women in chains, looking quite sad and oppressed. The monument is guarded, night and day, by live guards, holding automatic weapons. They are actually harmless but are living pieces of the monument and in fact, change shifts every half hour. I might add, that this is very hard to photograph effectively because of the massive ...
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