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... to celebrate new years. Most of them were guys from germany and they arrived in huge groups.
- We woke up and got breakfast. We realised then that the hostel put on a free breakfast so we didn't need to buy food the day before. We had bought eggs though which were a good ...
... took over again after having occupied Latvia during the turn of the 20th Century.
Independence was again gained in 1991 and now Latvia is part of N.A.T.O and the E.U.
The longest street is named Freedom Street. During years gone by though it was named at times according to the political situation. At the turn of the 20th century it was named Tzar Alexander Street, during WWII it was called Stalin Street, then again in Soviet Times it ...
... several orders got screwed up.
The 'P' beer with 8 letters was okay. Just had one as I had only had an ice cream all day for sustenance. The restaurant got warmer and warmer. Had the pork ribs which were okay but hardly worth that wait .
If this is going to be the standard of service, I'm going to consider the supermarket route: buy something quick, no waiting and time to go walkabout.
Back to the hotel after 2130 and hit the blog, giving up after 2300.
... was about the Santa's fair, It is still worthwhile to see it from outside if you are in Riga.
We enjoyed our walk and my daughter felt the cold as she had just come from the hot climate of Hong Kong but she is a tough cookie. We went back to the hotel, ordered the room service which was fine and we went for the spa in the hotel which was really lovely, the hotel is new so the facilities were really ...
... olde hansa that was popular back then, and to be honest with you I understand why it is not popular now, it tasted like a glass of cinnamon. The food we ate also stuck to tradition, they did not serve anything you could not acquire or make no later than the 15th century. If it didn't exist then, they didn't have it. You couldn't order coke or any soft drink, it was basically water, mead or cinnamon wine to digest the bread, dips and quail wings down. The next day was a day ...