Villa Joma Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... visiting artists commented on "Riga's wonderful biking infrastructure". They were staying in a hotel on Skolas iela - literally the ONLY street in Riga's centre with an actual (bright-red) bike lane.
I already told you about the little note-war we fought with our building's cleaning lady over our bike's parking spaces ("Not park car in front of door!"). Anna and I ...
... s live music in every third bar in the old town. And whatever the festivity, there's always a bunch of boys and girls ready to put on the long skirts, breeches and leather shoes, and perform a nice jig!
A neighbourhood summer party? Let's invite some singing and dancing kids! The marathon's in town? Let's cheer up the runners with a choir singing soviet schlagers!
My coolest discovery so far is a music style ...
... and not just tourists. Joe and I wandered around before meeting Elina and Raimonds at the Freedom Monument, which separates the new city from the old. We found an outdoor bar where we had a few drinks while Joe and Elina caught up. They decided to take us to get some traditional Latvian food (which they said was mainly meat and potatoes). We went to a bistro style restaurant where you take your ...
... chocolate wizards. Afterwards, I probably could have died from sugar poisoning but that didn't stop us from enjoying the night afterwards.
Friday we went to the RIXC which is an artist group in Latvia that focuses on electronic art and media. It was located in a random warehouse in the new cultural district and the talk they gave us was beyond funny. One of their projects ...
... that go on, with the stag’s crew in tow, down the cobblestoned main strip.
A fun and active feel can be found by all exploring the large mix of choice clubs and bars here in Riga’s Old Town to the Center City. A techno or more Rock and Roll mood can be found under many a light show or a rare disco ball in these popular night spots. With music and dancing being an important part of Latvian culture, many venues have great DJs and Go Go ...