Riga Park Hotel
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At first - second time blog writing in my whole travel experience :) it makes life more colorfull and hopefully could be interesting and helpful to others!
Since active travelling, all options turned to the west, as no language barrier, good climate, more or less safe environment etc. However Asia has been in a list for years to try. Now the dream comes true - for 26 days ...
... and from times forgotten have been doing it. Except there was no Commission Charbonneau to give anyone heck.
Riga, like all the other former communist cities, have a lot of old, dilapidated and neglected structures. Must say that the Soviets really did a lot of damage to too many countries during their long occupation since WWII. They took over stately homes from the rich and jammed whole families into houses and apartments. Their philosophy was ...
... and of course, the women would arrange to be sure someone would see them. The law stated that if a man was in a compromising room with an unmarried woman, he must marry her or pay a heavy fine. Unfortunately for the women, most of the Blackheads had enough money to just pay the fine. So all their fine planning to entice the bachelor into a room and then ...
... There was nothing to be enjoyed here, disembark and go out and spend money. We joked right away that, "... We're not in Sweden anymore..." like Dorothy leaving Kansas. Even the Latvian staff on board the ferry wore heavy expressions of inhospitable abruptness. If we smiled at someone on board the ferry, they looked at us like we were nuts. If we smiled at someone in Sweden they looked at us and said, "Hay-hay!" which is simply "hello." ...
... gas station parking lot. There, in the corner, our guide pointed out the nondescript white concrete entrance. We headed down in, past the safe-like door and reached a fully-functional shooting range.
As a Texan, a Virginian, and a Kiwi military fanatic, we not unfamiliar with guns and opted for the full package: 8 rounds each with a Glock, an AK-47 and a pump-action shotgun. We then were ushered over to the corner, where we picked out our ...
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