Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... exhibit information boards. All archival documents (newspaper clippings, letters, propaganda posters...) photographs and personal effects of victims were displayed in glass panes and cabinets. Descriptive panels were in four languages: Latvian, Russian, German and English. There are about 30% of Russians in Latvia and Estonia ...
... Latvian food, the dinner wasn't particularly great or very filling; however, it was definitely a perfect way to end the trip with everyone together. After dinner, we went out to try some more Latvian beer and drink specials at a student bar. We then ended the night together getting late night fries and talking and playing cards together back at the hotel until 4 am.
We had a few hours Friday morning/afternoon before we left to fly back to Germany at 2 pm. ...
Just as I am beginning to master the lita ($0.38), I am going to have to learn to handle the lat ($1.8). We board the bus and leave our hotel for Latvia promptly at 8:15. On our way out of town we pass a large pink sculpture of a stork egg. The stork is the national bird of Lithuania, and there are more here (13, 500 pair of nesting storks) than anywhere except for Strassbourg, FR. Close by, we catch a quick glimpse of the bust of Frank Zappa, ...
... proved to be incorrect as the Nazis quickly murdered 70.000 Latvian Jews and imported 20,000 more Jews from abroad and murdered them too. Only 400 Jews were saved by their fellow Latvians. In the next three months of 1941, the Nazis executed ten thousand other Latvians, accused of collaboration with the Soviets.
After the Nazis were driven out by allied forces, Latvia was handed to the USSR and remained under Soviet occupation until 1991. Those were ...
... I finally found my hostel, I had enough time to towel myself down, and find out if the washing machine was free - I had bought the special tokens at reception but the washing machine was never vacant. Even at 9pm it was being used, and I realised I better head out and find food. And so I was out in the rain again, walking through several soviet underground tunnels (as it seems they don't like pedestrian crossings in Riga) and over to the large ...