Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotel
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... liking to. The other who I had to tell "I am sorry" to! When we decided to adopt Kitija, we knew she had a brother. But for various personal reasons that I will one day share, we were not able to bring "K" into our home with Kitija. This has been the hardest decision we have ever made, and one that we receive with support and also harsh criticism and judgment. I hate that we couldn't take K into our fold, but know that in the end we have made the right ...
... disaster and in the olden days, seafarers used to seek his blessings before embarking on a long voyage.
13. The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia : The highlight of the Riga tour. Even if I had seen none of the places listed above and had come back with having visited only this museum, I doubt that I would have complained.
The Latvian Museum of Occupation jolts you from being a happy-go-lucky tourist, busily clicking away photos of every nook and cranny without ...
... along. We caught a bus to our hotel and settled in and then headed back towards the bus terminal to the markets. Riga hosts the second largest markets in Europe (only behind Rungies in Paris) and they've been going since 1201. There was so much to see, clothes stalls, fruit and veg, meat pavilions (with an abundance of tongues, brains and liver to go with the expected meat and sausage), fish pavilions (fresh, dried and smoked fish galore), and pastry goods like no tomorrow. We ...
... travellers, we are Australians who don't have an Uzbekistan embassy etc., etc. etc.
"But you don't have the square stamp!"
Keeping ourselves calm (with difficulty), we asked her if she would PLEASE speak with our Uzbekistan guide if we got him on the phone. She eventualy (against protocol) agreed! The conversation in itself did not immediately get a change in stance but after she got off the phone she said she would check with someone else, who ...
... told me things about her without me even asking about it. First mistake though: So are your parents together or divorced? No they're currently in the process of a divorce. And that was after explaining what divorced means.. Her English is also in learning process. Ah well I really enjoyed my time with her and when we came back to Durbe I decided to check out Riga a bit more. Walked a lot and still have to figure out that when people look at ...
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