FG Gertrude Riga City Centre
Travel Blogs from Riga
... tasting almost flat, but realistically offering a bite
to the palate.
Today was once again purge my stuff day, because
the flight I have to take tomorrow is limiting my baggage allowance like
crazy. I gave away so many clothes to the hostel today, as well as my
shampoo, conditioner, lotions, and everything else I'm hoping I can go
without for a few days. When I checked in for my ...
... the city.
No one from my group was here yet (I was quite early) so I ordered a beer and found a window seat. The view was indeed stunning, it was also quite relaxing and I found it nice to be inside and dry after quite a wet day out exploring. I was there for only about 15 minutes before Michael and Sav arrived, followed shortly thereafter by Helen, Laura, Kim and Hayley.
Over a couple of beers and a couple of hours we watched the sun fade and ...
... Guess it saves on the time to remove the decorations and pack them away.
The further north I go the people seem to still very much dislike the Nazi's but they are getting increasingly vocal about their hatred of the soviets. Many of the states don't even allow Russians, who ended up in their countries at liberation, a passport. Nether does Russia, so they are ...
We figured getting of the boat would be easier then the loading but were sadly mistaken. Unloading was another hour lost and not knowing how far we actually needed to push day 1 we didn't think much of it. Andris father meet up with us at the docks and guided us out of Riga. Showing us were to get cheap(er) fuel as neither Tim nor Andris bike was fueled up before the boat. Getting to Bauska was our first goal as ...
... locals, so, I found my way to her office, across the small city center, to begin what was going to be a most amazing and possibly, life-changing day.
The tour began at right around 1:00 and ended up lasting well into the night, ending at a bar, near my hotel, at nearly 11:30 p.m. and was hosted by a lovely, young woman named Inese. Her and a few of her friends had decided that it would be fun to show tourists Riga from their own perspective and thus, created ...