Hotel Jurmala Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Jurmala
... The town hall has now been restored and looks magnificent. Another important building, House of Blackheads which originally belonged to the merchants has been restored in 1999 as an exact copy of the original building. It was about 1 pm and we were hungry as dogs. We reached Dome Square in the heart of the Old Riga around which the city's best outdoor cafes and bars are situated. On the other side of the Square is Dome Cathedral Square which was initially built in 1211 ...
... somebody to take with me to a kiosk to buy the latest issue of The Baltic Times, and share my debut in the Baltic media!
I had planned a very full and very typically Latvian weekend for Marianne - so full that we had to skip going to the swamp to enjoy the Autumn colours (so that one's still on my bucket list!).
For Saturday, Anna and I had booked our native ...
... the most interesting city we have visited. In the news from Australia we are ashamed to hear that the carbon tax has been repealed and the BBC is telling the world how backward we are turning the clock back on environmental reforms. In the late afternoon we went to the stage in the park to see some female choirs from St Petersburg and Lithuania and a Ukrainian Male choir from Edmonton. We had dinner of Caesar Salad and Tuna Pizza. Back ...
... adopt a Latvian each, and to give them a new name.
My biggest problem here in Latvia, you see, is the utter and complete absence of original names. Simply put: all Latvians are called the same.
After almost three months in Riga, I now know 4 Anna's, 3 Valters, 2 Daces, 3 Agneses, and at least 6 Zanes. And then there's the Santa's and Sanita's; Anete's and Anita's; Gunita's and Agita's; Marta's and Māra's. I can't help but ...
... girls in the hostel said to me, "Riga is all very nice, but get outside of the city and it's nothing but Soviet housing blocks."
That's not to say it's bad, but on just the other side of the Art Nouveau district I noticed a distinct downturn in appearance and atmosphere. Don't take that as a slant against Riga, because I really liked the city, but it's just worth remembering that the hustle and affluence of some parts of the city does not represent ...