Hotel Jurmala Spa
Travel Blogs from Jurmala
... melody and in rhythm - but they are made interesting by lovely close harmonies and extremely powerful solos.
This style is usually reserved for old generations, but at the postfolklore festival I also saw a group of teenage girls performing a 'shouting song'. Imagine: a group of 8 timid 14-year-olds, filling a huge auditorium - no microphones, just their booming voices!
Of course, any performance ends with some ...
... everybody spoke Russian.
We then had about an hour to find our way through the forest to our spa. Being used to Scheveningen and Hoek van Holland, we were amazed that we smelled no salt, felt no sea breeze, heard no sea gulls and saw no dunes, even though the map told us we were less than 200 meters from the Baltic Sea! There was just forest, forest and forest, dotted with little run-down summer houses and fantastic modern beach palaces.
... like over half of her clothing and belongings in her room!
I don't think that Kitija truly understands what is happening in her life.
I don't think the reality of her coming home to be a part of our family is one that is to be taken seriously as the "real deal". To her it has been fun and exciting and an opportunity to experience places and things. And, I also wonder how much of her eagerness to leave and her detachment to belongings ...
... the fun way to get to the airport. This time - Tallinn city bus! Sure - I don't take the bus in Atlanta - but, hell, why not in a coutnry where I can't communicate well? Took a while to find the bus stop - and once on - couldn't figure out how to pay. Ummm - well - so I never did. So, yep, another country where I've broken a law. But, I got to the airport and out of the country. I'm sure they'd forgive me if I returned..... Took a short turbo-prop to Riga. Estonian ...
... a hole in it. Said that she would have to change it as she didn't have any needle and thread,
BARB: Oh! I brought a sewing kit with me, it's in my suitcase!!!!!!!!
I REST MY CASE!!!!
Unfortunately there will be no email update from Bec today as she is still up in the Skyline Bar some 26 floors above the city, However I am sure that she will be back bright and bubbly for our next edition.
How has this spa rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services