Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel
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... catch the boat cruise, arriving just as they were casting off. This circumnavigated the city via what used to be its moat I think, which connects with the Daugova River near the markets and again near the ferry terminal. The river was flat and calm and there was a cool breeze and the views of the old city from the water were nice, but the canal section was prettier as it passes through some of Riga's beautiful parks. A pleasant way to spend an hour in Riga.
I climbed the ...
... was happy to interpret for us, as it was a guided tour in Latvian. Over 2000 allotments plots, all organic, not all in use (!), a few lived on, some in amazingly good order, and also an eco project which is trying to bring more art/theatre/creativity to the use of the land in order to help preserve it, as the munincipality have been trying to sell it to developers.
Tomorrow we will continue to Cesis, in the national park to the NE of Riga, en route to Tallinn later in the week.
... to our hostel then set off exploring the old town. We wandered through the craft market, containing many local products, mainly knitted socks and scarves.
The next day we set off to do the walking tour, despite the rain! We were 2 of only 5 hardy travellers that ventured out on the tour! As we walked through the old town, we found out the story behind the cockerel's on the churches in Riga. Many years ago, they were used to predict how good the days ...
LATVIA FINAL THOUGHT
Latvia is fine, that is, as fine as you can be after 51 years of oppressive occupation. Half the people are friendly and half the people are f**ing rude and this half/half trend seems to run deep into Latvia ...
... Nope. OH, a taxi is coming!!! I do everything except jump into the street in front of him. He speaks English - not well - but some. He tells me I got off two stations too early but he is going to take care of me because he wants me to have a good opinion of his country so he takes me to my B&B lodging but isn't quite sure where it is but he is being very kind and doesn't even charge me! He must have a daughter! And when we had a hard time finding ...