Semarah Hotel Lielupe
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... their old folk tunes.
Finally: boys who dance! Wow! We need more of that in the Kingdom of Cheese, Tulips and Stiff Hips!
5. Don't let chivalry die
I really feel like a Lady here in Latvia. I weak, fragile, feeble Lady, who cannot carry her own purse, let alone lift heavy boxes or help with any kind of physical labour - especially when there are any Men around.
In the beginning, I was really confused when Men would open doors for me - ...
... two decades.
Now, like his German and Danish colleagues, Barons didn't write any of these songs - he didn't even really edit them. And neither did he come up with the term "Dainas", that orginally Lithuanian word was forced upon him by his editor.
Barons is famous just because he collected and catalogued all these thousands of songs. The wardrobe is perfectly organized according to subject of the songs. The ...
... All this meant that I got virtually no sleep, and was up at 7am. I hung out at the hostel, had breakfast and chilled until about 11:30am when Hannah and I headed out to catch the free walking tour.
The walking tour was good and bad. It was good in the sense that most of it was outside of the old town, so we got to see more of Riga than expected. It was bad in the sense that the tour guide was a bit of a ...
... which turned out to be really cool. The traditional music and the happy skip-step and the intricate patterns really make you want to smile out loud, and even the little kid's groups were extremely disciplined and cute. And there are so many boys here that have some sense of rhythm!! I'm seriously considering applying to a dance company in Riga!
One thing that I thought was really cool was the way the acknowledgements had been weaved into the show. ...
... the traders who came to Riga. Most of them are under restoration as they are gentrifying the area and turning the old storage sheds into new restaurants and shops and art stores and such.
The city has absolutely marvelous art nouveau buildings. They are so fun and beautiful to look at the facades. Some had angel faces, demon faces, dragons, ...