TripAdvisor Reviews Circus Riga
Travel Blogs from Riga
... think it's funny to kick your basket backwards, mess with your bell, unscrew parts of the pump that you had so expertly hidden in your saddle bags, or open your valves to empty your tires every single day.
All this pointless vandalism made Anna even more unhappy about the prospect of cycling around Rīga, and made me wish I would catch the *******s red-handed some day, so I could give them a good kick in the ****.
... are more crowds. Perhaps because Riga is a stop on Baltic cruises, there seem to be more signs in English. As we walk through Julia points out the sights, among others, the Cat House, the House of the Blackheads, the Laima clock, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers (adjacent houses - three different architectural styles), and the church spires, all of which, including the Catholic, have roosters, the symbol of the Lutheran church, perched on top. As with the Art Nouveau ...
... so I didn't want it) and we ended up staying at that restaurant for lunch, along with two New Zealand girls who had also been on the walking tour. Turns out that one of them had lived on Hyde street while I was living on Grange! Small world!
After the late lunch I just went back to the hostel to rest for a bit as I was pretty tired from the night before (I hadn't drunk very much, it was just a late night) before ...
... turned back around.
- The Three Brothers. Three residential buildings standing side by side that are the oldest stone residential buildings in the city. The three buildings represent differing styles of architecture from medieval to baroque. The oldest building was built in the 15th century, the other two in the 17th and 18th centuries.
We had seemed to time our walk ...
... from some of the Balkan countries where you're normally met with a pretty flat affect and indifference to any attempt to chat, or it could just be my rubbish chat..i'll think about this further :)
Can't remember what i did the rest of the time there, was only 2 nights, and i'm writing this from Copenhagen. Our next stop was Tallinn, Estonia, and our furthest point north on the trip, a short drive thankfully, and no highway "food" stops. Thank you Riga, i'd come back!