Pansionats Majori

Smilsu 6, Jurmala, Latvia | Hotel
Prices starting from $47.00

Travel Blogs from Jurmala

Riga's Old Town

A travel blog entry by alcatrav

... Although only on one floor the exhibits seemed to continue forever backwards- a surprisingly large building! Each section explained a different era and what was happening to Latvia at the time. It was very in depth but easy to follow and very well written in Latvian, English, German and Russian. All sorts of war remnants had been collected; it was extremely informative and at times quite moving. We wandered the old town in the evening sun, enjoying the vast ...

Arts & Crafts

A travel blog entry by eyre


... except for a few "that is more better"s and "I live in the Riga"s I have nothing to teach them!


"Hold on a minute, though," I hear you hesitating, "did you just say the word "kids"??!"

Yes I did. One of the major activities for Anna and me is organizing and teaching workshops; sometimes to big people, and sometimes to little people. This week was my "vuurdoop", with 4 events in four days, one of which was ...

The Orphaned Child In Latvia

A travel blog entry by holly.bowser

... in my attitude and beliefs, and this number overwhelms me and makes me feel helpless. The only thing that I can do for the remaining 166,999,998 is advocate, raise awareness, support in prayer, finance other families who are adopting, and blog every chance I get about the plight of the fatherless.

To adopt a teenager is not your ideal concept of what adoption is. Most of us want chubby cheeked babies or fat fisted toddlers or the occasional school ...

Riga's Black Magic

A travel blog entry by davefremland


... named "I’m local in Riga" tour. Their business is new and still developing, making me among the first of their customers and affording both, her and me, the freedom to work out or path as we went along. For the tour, bicycles, trams, walking and other popular forms of local transportation are utilized in order to give the customer a familiarity with the real Riga.

As I haven’t ridden a bicycle on stone streets, (or any streets), in a long time, I opted ...

Baltic bliss-- well, aside from the wind.

A travel blog entry by valaryr


... and disappear for a few minutes before reemerging without a receipt. At least here we know exactly where our card is at all times.
After a short rest, we went back to Old Town for dinner. We went to a little traditional Latvian restaurant and the food was excellent, and there was a singer running around who must have been 7 feet tall. I had roasted chicken served with pears and berries marinated in red wine, beer hollindaise, and ...


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