Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... out. Not a big loss! We walked through the nice mall and some more nice shopping areas (not intentional!) and checked out some "souveniri"s. They had the same stuff all the souvenir stores around Europe have, except they said Latvia and Riga on them. I even found a mug with the same style of art as the mug I got my mom from Peru :x haha! We did a free tasting of balsam, a traditional Latvian liquor drunk after meals to help digest and fight the cold. They are like ...
... But that was quite the non-event: just a blue EU sign with Latvia written on it. Coming into Riga, there were lots of cars parked by the forest roadside. I could see people wandering through the forest, so I’m guessing they were after mushrooms. Picking wild mushrooms is a big thing in the Baltic. And who can blame them! The bus got to Riga bus station at 10:30. After orientating myself, I made my way to the Riga Style Hostel which is only about a 10-15 minute ...
... blog when it comes to partying (because it never really matters, its all the same, just drinking), BUT I will say a one word about how they party here: HARD. Too hard for me. Long story short, we didn't leave the house and get to the bars until 2:30. Being jetlagged, I was DONE at 4. I got up at one point and knew that it was time for me to leave, and Klavs walked me to my hostel. I later discovered that the cousins stayed out until 7...yep 7AM. Thats when they call ...
... we had been there for about an hour already. Again, the customs agents asked where our stuff was. We stood up and showed him it was under our seat and he just asked us to leave the cabin so he could check the other two men. He never looked at our items but unpacked everything the other two men had. Finally they were through with our carriage and they have this inspection down to a science because almost all the customs agents exited the train at the ...
... down. Guess it saves on the time to remove the decorations and pack them away.
The further north I go the people still seem to very much dislike the Nazis but they are getting increasingly vocal about their hatred of the Soviets. Many of these states don't even allow Russians who ended up in their countries at liberation, a passport. Nether does Russia, so they ...