Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel
Travel Blogs from Riga
... containers etc. We had a lot of fun looking around this market and were fascinated by old ladies doing stock takes by hand of their piles of junk. Getting hungry we walked through the huge central market which was filled with fruit stalls and ate so many strawberries and watermelon as well as bakery snacks. Then we found this hidden restaurant in the old town where we paid 3 euro for a massive plate of lunch and soup which made us very happy! We walked out of the touristy ...
So the following is a highlight summary of our trip so far. Eating pizza in a rainstorm…. Singing the Star Spangled Banner at our July 4th dinner in Vilnius complete with sparklers from the wait staff…. Ron taking care of the wine every single night and having a rationale and a story….. The Latvia national folk and song festival made the visit to Riga a memorable ...
... the bus was comfortable enough for the four and a half hour journey.
I got the impression on our journey that our bus driver was trying to break some sort of speed record, he really seemed to be on a mission to get to Riga early. I found it best not to watch when we were passing cars. As Estonia and Latvia are Schengen States there was no need to stop at the border. We did have to pull over at one point though as a ...
... the seaside. The road was lined on one side with green forest and on the other with glistening sandy coastline speckled with campgrounds and cabins here and there. I was struck by how beautiful it all was and I felt quite happy that I had decided to travel in this way; taking the bus, traveling in style.
The bus ticket for this ride was a mere 25 euros and the bus was more than comfortable during the 4-hour journey. In fact there were bathrooms, and a kind of mini ...
... charged. He wanted me to pay the difference, but I turned on ***** mode and explained that I wasn't paying more than I'd already agreed to pay. I was really frustrated, and really tired...
At the airport, there was confusion over which airline I was flying, and after walking back and forth between the terminals three times, I finally found the right place to check in, and by the time I got through security, I only had 25 minutes to wait ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet