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

Ri does Riga! Day 1 & 2

A travel blog entry by ri-riga2rome

5
15

... pastries, and he gave me one for free in exchange for a conversation about the delights of Canadian maple syrup. The rest of the day went by in a lazy haze of cathedrals, museums and chocolate cake. I watched a Latvian band play Eric Clapton songs in Latvian, which was interesting, to say the least. This evening brought me my most spectacular and utterly freaking magnificent experience yet, the Latvian ballet. Having never seen ballet in real life before, I was ...

Bigger, colder, wetter but still nice.

A travel blog entry by zerah

1

... and had cake, oh nom nom nom, Yum it was good! I took the afternoon off before we headed out to a little Latvian restaurant for more traditional food. I had the pork hot pot filled with potatoes.
So far I'm loving the group and this tour. None of them seem to mind my sick, dark and weird sense of humour. Hooray for boobies.
"Have you ever been with the girl guides?""No, but I ate a brownie once." ...

62 Riga

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters

14

... you could see Siberia from to rooftop. The meaning of that was that most of the 600.000 people which went through the front door were sent to labour camps in Siberia or executed in the nearby woods.

Today a weekend long festival has started: midsummer night. Music and drinking beer for the locals. The sun sets at 11.30 and rises again a few hours later, it never gets really dark. Peak hour at midnight was a sight to be seen to be ...

Tales from Old Riga

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... s bathing time so they could get closer and not get arrested.

I had a wonderful day with my guide. We ate lunch at Lido which is a popular chain of restaurants that serves cafeteria style but there were over 200 Latvian dishes to chose from. I didn't know which way to go. I finally had some potatoes and some kind of a chicken sausage kind of ...

Last days in Riga

A travel blog entry by maitribe

9

... together for coffee the following morning as Verners and Jens were leaving for Sweden the following afternoon. Much of the next day was spent booking a flight and hotel for our mini trip to Austria and just keeping cool in our hotel room. The temperatures here have been in the low 30's all week. We ventured out for a short walk later in the afternoon and Maija bought 2 unique and comfortable t shirts (blankblank.com), ...

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