Xcelsus

Address: Dunu iela 1, Riga, LV2111, Latvia | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Riga

All The Little Lights

A travel blog entry by eyre on Nov 18, 2014

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... the fact that nothing was centrally organized. There were plenty of news crews, traffic cops and fire fighters out and about, but the festivity itself was just that: people going out with their families to light a bunch of candles. And by 'a bunch' I mean: an enormous amount. A really pretty sight!

Staro Rīga

The weekend after Lāčplēša Diena, Rīga hosted the Staro Rīga (Shiny ...

Driving around the Old Town

A travel blog entry by eyre on Aug 18, 2014

Most of you will know that I'm a firm believer in Bicycles and Public Transport. However, recently I've been gaining some experience as a Motorist in Latvia. And I can now say that I feel a little compassion for car owners in Rīga. (A little! I still believe that traffic lights should always favour people who are getting wet in the rain. And I still believe that people who own a car in a major European city are certifiably crazy.)

Mind ...

RIGA - LATVIA

A travel blog entry by sheppa80 on Jun 28, 2013

51 photos

... startling discovery about the people of Latvia, a lot of them are scumbags. These scums are dressed reasonably well, as in a full tracksuit, without rips, and white trainers. They have mobile phones, gold chain jewellery, but for some reason feel it necessary to ask us for money. Now listen, I don’t have an economics masters but I do understand Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and food comes before social status in his model. So my question is this... Why, if this ...

Walking in Riga

A travel blog entry by katevoss on Sep 19, 2012

19 photos

... about so chatted for a while before all going out for dinner where we chatted some more and then afew drinks where more chatting occured. Dinner was at a latvian buffet/cafeteria style restaurant where they had all sorts of food from strange herring starters and salads to chips and stews and soups and meaty things and savoury pancakes, then all sorts of deserts as well. I ended ...

The Pearl of the Baltic

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430 on Aug 19, 2012

21 photos

... As we passed through the Swedish Gates, the tour guide explained how the Parliament in Latvia functioned. The members are apparently elected every four years and there are at least 40 parties (all seemingly with “new” in the name: New Road, New Era, New Party, etc.). Our tour guide jokingly concluded that for every two Latvians there are three political parties.

The tour ended at a modern monument in the shape of a pyramid dedicated to the freedom from ...