Wellton Gertrude Hotel
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... the water's edge. Many are in an excellent state, while others are in a state of disrepair.
Also here are restaurants and spas typical of European coastal towns. We had lunch at a Restaurant - Pegasa Pils - in a historic building, followed by a walk along the long main street and down towards the beach. Amazing just how many of these ...
Another strikingly hot day, Riga was founded in 1201 we visited Riga which is situated at the month of the Daugana River. It first became an important port along the viking trade route.
Riga was originally built as a fortress. During 16th Century it was occupied by the Polish, 17th Century the Swedes and 18th Century the Russians. By 1918, Latvia gained its independence. During World War II, the Nazis occupied Riga. Then soon after the war ...
... green covers here. Sometimes there were stop signs at railway crossings but not all of them. Petrol seems some four or five euro cents higher in Latvia.
We reached Cesis by 1100. What became the Latvian flag was first raised here. The castle belonged to the Master of the Livonian Order [Livonia was the name the Liv tribe gave to modern day Estonia and Latvia]. Its period of prominence was the 13th to the 16th century.
Walked to a nice park behind the ...
... It looked very run down. We arrived in Riga at 11.30am. The man who took our luggage from the bus lead us to the booking office of the Lux Express. The lady could not offer us a bus to Siauliai. She told us where to go for tickets but when we looked confused she came with us and we got our tickets booked. It was €10 taxi ride to the Elefant hotel. We skirted the old town and crossed a bridge. At the Elefant it was 12noon and first comment we had ...
... br> Before we left home Bob made reservations at Vincent's, said to be the best restaurant in the Baltics. The restaurant is striking-black, white and spare. Dinner was as much about theatre as it was about food. The drama began right away with the server's announcement that not only was the bread house baked, but also the butter was kitchen-churned. Two types of butter were offered: one with salt and the other compounded with salt, pepper ...