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

Small Town Riga

A travel blog entry by caylameinert on Apr 08, 2014

17 photos

... box to take home). We then climbed up to the top of the Church Dome and got a view of the whole city. We ended the afternoon with a honey tasting in a local honey shop. After filling up on sugary honey, we crashed and took a much needed nap. That night for dinner we went to a typical Latvian buffet style restaurant. I tried the recommended "national food" that was a rye bread soup style dessert with cream. To say the least, it was quite an interesting dessert.. ...

Day 90: Do you smell yourself?

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber on Jan 15, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

... font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">#of monies found: 15.75 Euros, 8.05 soles, 15 cents American, 10 cents Bolivian,1 cent Canadian, 15 swiss francn'cents , 11 Czech Republic things, 5 cents Croatian, 2 Hungarian fillers (not in use), 10 Romanian lei cents, 1.01 pounds, 1 ukranian coin, 3 Danish kroner, 22 Norwigian kroner, 2 Latvia lats (no longer in use, exchanged for 2.85 euros at the bank)

Рига Adventures: Week 3

A travel blog entry by michaelrab09 on Apr 24, 2013

2 comments, 28 photos

... a furnace.

We continued to walk around amidst the forests, villages and buildings. This place was such an amazing break from the bustling city life of Berlin and Riga. At one point, I felt super suave because out group was trying to get into a fenced garden and one of the Latvian inhabitants (or possibly reenactment actors. still questionable) yelled at us in Latvian that we can't go in. ...

My Bizarre Relationships with Trains

A travel blog entry by carpefeline on Feb 08, 2013

... And I still keep traveling by train. And I still think it is enjoyable and fun. My "Escaping Moscow" story of a couple of days ago would be in this missive as well had I not already written it to share that experience on its own. Gosh, just when I thought most everything had been said and done and I get another memorable train ride. Let's just hope these stories remain the most memorable and possibly the escaping Moscow is the end of dumb stuff I do on a ...

Wet, Wet, Wet. The city, not the band

A travel blog entry by mergatroid on Sep 24, 2012

17 photos

... lunch than dinner the night before so that made it even better value for money. After lunch I was still quite soaked, even after using an umbrella, so I decided to walk back to the hotel and put on some dry clothes before continuing my exploration of Riga.

After freshening up I headed in the direction of the Central Markets and had a walk through them, they are huge. Massive may be a better description, as well as stalls out in the open air there ...


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