TB Palace Hotel & Spa
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
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Travel Blogs from Jurmala
... in the short time, we got down at St. Peter's Church which was built from timber in 1209 and much later in stone. As a Church, it is an ordinary Church but it has a very unique feature. It has a lift installed in its tower which takes to you a platform at a height of 120 m from where we saw the panoramic view of the city. It was truly a photographer's delight. The five bridges over river Daugava and the river itself are a treat to watch. Another structure which caught my ...
... at a recent international conference, I was absolutely staggered that a Man allowed me to carry my own chair up a flight of stairs - until I realised he was Scandinavian, not Latvian..
I admit that in Holland, there is a very thin line between chivalrous and patronizing behaviour. But I do believe in polite behaviour. Getting up for an old Lady on the tram. Opening a door for someone instead of letting it slam in their face. Don't let it die, boys! (Or girls..)
... crumbling notebooks were simply shoved into our eager hands by Māra, and afterwards simply shoved back into one of the metal cabinets - hopefully for someone to study in the near future. I actually wouldn't mind that job.. so I guess I have to keep working on my latviešu valoda!
--- update 27 August ---
The University has decided that it might be worthwhile to insure the Daina closet, for one million euros to be ...
... When I got off the bus at Riga bus station I met a girl named Hannah from England who was also heading to Central Hostel. We checked into the hostel and then walked into town. Riga is a nice old town. It's similar to Tallinn, but definitely bigger. We spent a while just checking out the small side streets in the town and then ended up having a drink in a beer garden just west of the old town.
Dean (from Israel) was in town so we met up with ...
... br> Boring office stuff
The next couple of weeks I'm going to be busy with one of the special talents I picked up at Almende: writing project proposals! I'm hoping to keep up my 50% approval rate! Also, we need to start an actual EVS blog, help some nice Latvian kids to find an EVS project abroad, develop some nice workshop concepts, reaffirm relations with volunteers and supporters, organize an event for donors, ....
Plenty to do :)