Hotel Jurmala Spa
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... Back at the hostel we had a new visitor arrive. He was a Finnish drunkard. We had a really awkward moment when he asked to borrow my lighter then forgot to give it me back and then asked for it again. I was explaining he had it and he was getting angry asking for it, I was pointing to his trouser pocket as I could see the outline of it, but I dread to think what he thought I was pointing at because then he tried to kiss me. The guys who worked in the hostel ...
... young Latvians singing traditional lyrics, accompanied by traditional instruments such as kokle (a guitar/harp), recorder, accordion, bagpipes - but writing their own (improvised) melodies and adding modern instruments - electric guitars, violin, drums, djembé, and even electronic mixing equipment.
One of our homo ecos: volunteers plays in a 10-headed band called Vecpilsētas Dziedātāji (Oldtown Singers, more shameless ...
I had a day layover in Riga and spent the short amount of time exploring the old town. It reminded me of St. Petersburg but on a smaller scale and less over the top. I was able to meet some friends there which made my visit extra special. I would have liked to have more time exploring but I was glad for the day I had ...
... chocolate wizards. Afterwards, I probably could have died from sugar poisoning but that didn't stop us from enjoying the night afterwards.
Friday we went to the RIXC which is an artist group in Latvia that focuses on electronic art and media. It was located in a random warehouse in the new cultural district and the talk they gave us was beyond funny. One of their projects ...
... s death in 1953, they were not able to reclaim their former property or live within 100km of a city. Little was done to rectify this injustice until the 1980s, after many survivors had passed away.
Finally, we were off to find a restaurant for our last supper in Riga. We chose Filings (www.filings.lv). Our kind waiter, Anatoly, was featured on the menus, signs, and paper silverware envelopes. Barb and Jeannette got his autographs. ...