Riga Park Hotel
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... s basically mastered everything except for two scary corners on Vanšu (Erasmus) Bridge.
So now that I had my very own Dutch Bike, had found the best routes to work, home, and the supermarket, and had learned to avoid the Old Town whenever remotely possible, new problems presented themselves.
First off: parking. You might remember that I live on the sixth (or fifth by Dutch ...
... before wandering around the city. It was pretty cold out as it had started to snow, and it wasn't very fun to walk around as the snow seemed to be driving into your face no matter which direction you were walking. Back at the hostel the Americans and the others in my room (two German girls and another American) decided to go out drinking, but I was pretty tired so I had an early night and tried to get a bit of extra sleep.
... Era the monument was saved from destruction but the symbolism was changed. The Copper lady was now supposed to be Mother Russia and the three stars were supposed to represent the three Baltic States which were now the Baltic Soviet Republics.
Among other landmarks we came across:
- Sculpture of the Town Musicians of Bremen. The sculpture features four animals, a Donkey, a Dog, a Cat and a Rooster standing ...
... population. As we were running short of time, we decided to continue driving and make a couple of photo stops on our way back to Riga, alongside the Daugava river and closer to Riga, a new memorial garden called Liktendarzs. "It is a memorial site to all those lost to Latvia in the 20th century – those who suffered from totalitarian regimes, those who were forced to exile, and those who suffered based on ...
... big city, and has a different vibe. Unfortunately our streak ended and we had to start paying for parking on the street, not something i should really whinge about considering 90% of the time it's been free. Checked in and headed out for a walk around the city with a fellow Australian we met in the hostel who is off to study for a semester in Florence. Had our first Lido experience, which is a themed buffet style restaurant, that serves all sorts of traditional and western ...
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