Travel Blogs from Liepaja
... perhaps it just isn't done there....anyway I went to the car hire back street mechanics place and enquired. When I got to the yard there wasn't anything there that looked likely but you never know....there were a couple of old bangers though. And that's what I got, a 19 years old Saab that had been round the clock and the block a few times...
It cost 25 Lats for the day, about £30.00, I did enquire if I was actually buying the car for that price but ...
Travelling day so not much to report. I will post some photos of the hotel I stayed in last night as it was very pretty....
On the road I found a Red Army War Memorial near a town called Nikrace, don't know anything else about it.
I've posted a picture of a sink in the chambermaids room in the hotel I'm staying in tonight. I don't think guests are supposed to see it.....
Bit different to the once I stayed in last night I can tell you.....
From the conversations we had with our hosts, we also got the impression, that the influences from abroad matter in the way the countries are integrated in the EU. Where Finland supports Estonia, introduces the Estonians in the EU, gets them involved and gives them a voice, Lithuania takes an example from mimicking Poland. Poland of course is also new, but as it is a big country, its voice and opinion is heard in Brussels.. And Latvia? Indeed, Latvia has no such ...
19.7.2012 Pērkone (LV) Km: 62752 Traveling in Latvia / Unterwegs in Lettland
In Latvia, it is not as crisp for bikers. It goes straight, and because of the forest on the left and right of the road you can see nothing. It is also still rainy season and too cold for me. Therefore I seek longing my next destination in the south. I decided at short notice, to spend the night ...
... of the dirtiest seas in the world.
My second day in Liepaja, I got my haircut, then took a bus up to Karosta Prison. Karosta Prison was the last active prison for military people in the Soviets. It started in around 1900 and the last prisoner was released in 1997. They were actually not prisoners, they were soldiers. This was considered paradise to them. The good soldiers got to be out of the cell for 15 hours per day, but the ...
Other places to stay in Liepaja
Liela 11, Liepaja | 3 star hotelfrom $33
Riga Street 7/9, Liepaja | 4 star hotelfrom $41
Republikas Street 25, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $25
Veca Ostmala 40, Liepaja | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Kursu iela 32, Liepaja | 4 star hotelfrom $45
Juras Iela 24, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $36
Sturmanu 1, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $30
Dzerves 9, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $15
Palmu 5, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $56
Juras 22, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $77
Nicas Pagasts, 'Araji' , Liepaja | Hotelfrom $37
Oskara Kalpaka Str. 68/70, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $18
Kurzemes 9, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $34
Rozu 37, Liepaja | Hotelfrom $61