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... it is even more in the way - soit.
Another slight issue is the size of the doors. Elegant though they might be, those lovely double doors aren't really wide enough to let you pass through with your weekly shopping, let alone a bike. In Anna's words: "It's like giving birth to a bicycle every morning!"
Next problem: the neighbours. Not the ones who write badly spelled letters, but the ...
... mixed' items, Central Market is figuratively and literally a change of pace. The market is immaculate and the food looks fresh and tempting. It's peak season and the local berries, both home-grown from gardens and wild from the woods are particularly attractive.
From the market we move on to Riga Old Town, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As compared to Vilnius, Riga's OT seems more cramped; the streets are narrower, the buildings, smaller and closer together ...
... us to a bunch of places and ended with some really good potato pancakes and pizza.
06 April 2013
The next morning the whole group made a solid effort to be up early for the walking tour of the city. The guide was really interesting and provided lots of information on the city and the buildings, and it lasted for well over two hours. It ended at a restaurant for a free shot of the local Latvian liquor (which ...
... The current building was constructed in the 1990’s. The building is adorned with numerous statues and ornaments.
- The Cat House. A mostly unremarkable house that features on the roof two cats with arched backs and raised tails. The owner of the house supposedly was at odds with members of a guild, the owner then pointed the rear ends of the cats towards the guilds building which was across the road. The cats ...
... markets which are inside old Zepplin hangars from the Soviet days, housing the usual assortment of fruit/veg, meat, and bric-a-brac being sold/peddled/yelled at people in Russian by street vendors. Walking through the city you'll come across very pretty manicured parks, old town streets, soviet era blocks of drab design, and some very interesting public sculptures. The Latvian people are very friendly, happy to help with suggestions of where to go, and smiling, which makes ...