Travel Blogs from Jurmala
... wasn't space for them on the bus so it was worth it. Cat napped on the journey as she was very tired today whilst Ally enjoyed some music. After 3 hours we arrived in Riga which immediately had the feel of a big city, much larger than anywhere we have been yet this holiday. This also made us a little more nervous about the safety of our luggage so we held tightly to the camera case. Armed with vaguely clear instructions from the hostel we made the 5 minute ...
... and pick up whatever you'd like. We had these thinly cut potatoes, different types of sausages and Joe tried a flat chicken breast covered with melted cheese and pineapple on top, which he loved. We all left feeling very full! We walked to Elina and Raimonds' place before heading down to the river to have a couple of drinks. Riga is quite big, twice the size of Tallinn so we did quite a bit of ...
... to do all their life, how does this child make decisions when there is no longer a caregiver to tell them?
How is a 18 year old to find work?
How are they to pay rent?
How do they cook when many have never cooked a day in their life?
How do you boil water?
How do you turn an oven on, especially when it is a gas oven?
Many do not know how to do laundry. Don't know where the laundry soap goes in the wash ...
Due to the "inclement" weather Granite opted for the HUD for the ILS RWY08 APP. It really is a great piece of kit. Keep the green dot inside the reticule and it will get you to the end of the runway.
After an uneventful approach and landing we deployed spoilers and brakes and headed for the parking area near the terminal.
Granite dispatched the pax for warming drinks before an early evening departure into Lithuania.
... the third closure and just gave up. We then got into a personal conversation about our own opinions regarding such things as counter culture politics and our bonds grew deeper on this very personal tour.
The next stops were: The new Synagogue, "Coffee-ing" (a delightful coffee shop offering a special brew of coffee for guests of Eli and Inese,) and then, the most amazing flea market you could imagine. Most of the merchants spoke only Russian and the place ...