TB Palace Hotel & Spa
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Multilingual staff
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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A fresh blanket of snow made my way home on Thursday into a veritable adventure - big heaps of snow, ice and slush made me seriously consider throwing the towel (or rather: carrying my bike upstairs for winter).
... the EVS'ers and interns), so we extended the invitation to our most loyal volunteers. After some organisational hassle (remind me never to 'volunteer' to be team leader again), I found myself in the forest with Sophie (our English intern for the month), Laura, Sergejs (both volunteers), Lelde and Santa.
Confusion in a Dark Place
Upon our (granted, pretty tardy) arrival, we found that the cabins were assigned according to a first-come-first-served principle, and ...
... shopping and haircuts. It doesn't seem to matter how well you've packed or thought through what to take, there's always missing. Clothes also get tired looking after wearing them for days/weeks on end….. so, as much as I don't like clothes shopping, that's what I did. Allan seemed to be ok with what he has at the moment, so it was mainly me. He went back to camp and caught up on stuff (sleep….) and came back for me. Was ...
... was peeling. The 'stove' looked like a somebody had just cut the end off a gas pipe: happy cooking!
The third place was wonderful! A modern kitchen, a great bathroom with separate toilet, space for our bikes, two good-sized bedrooms. Unfortunately, the owner wasn't ready to do honest business, he preferred a (cheaper) black-market deal without contracts... pretty impossible if Brussels is supposed to be paying for your accommodation. Bummer!
... dark and Russian, but it was really beautiful at the same time. I had never seen this style of buildings. While we were walking around it started to pour on us. We rain to get under cover, and then put on our hoodies and suffered through the downpour. We went through a Latvian market, where we found out that bras are the thing to buy at the local market. We also went into a huge building right next to the market where they ...