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  • Chapter 23 - Riga to BerlinRiga Rocks! In the time it took us to get half way from the plane from Moscow to the baggage carousel in Riga Airport, Latvia, Nik had connected to the Wi-fi, and downloaded all of the email we had been unable Posted by capetocape2017 in Cape to Cape 2017. By Land. Mostly | Aug 15, 2017
  • Riga to StockholmOur 6 am taxi arrived a few minutes early and 20 minutes and eu7.50 later we were at Riga Airport, a very pleasant, medium-size airport. Check-in was fast, there was no customs/Immigration and security took 2 minutes. There is always Posted by kforge in Kevin & Jeni 2017 - Scandinavia, UK | Jul 19, 2017
  • Tallinn to RigaWe had known for some time that our home-swap people (Riitta amd Marko) were going to a wedding in Riga not long after getting back into their apartment. However when we were "checking in" at their place they told us Posted by kforge in Kevin & Jeni 2017 - Scandinavia, UK | Jul 16, 2017
  • Rīga After arriving by minibus in Riga, we decided to go for dinner only, and leave the sightseeing for the next day as we had more than a full day in the city. After having a busy few Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Aug 20, 2012
  • O Christmas T-Riga This morning, we woke up to a significantly colder Riga than yesterday. When we had packed for this trip on Thursday, the weather was forecasted to be in the 40s and 50s. However, Posted by traveljonez in Riga Christmas Fest | Nov 26, 2016
  • Latvia, But Not For Long-ia Yay I'm in a new country! We arrived in Riga, the capital of Latvia in the Baltic states, last night at 10pm. There's a two-hour time difference from London, so if you want to mess with both your head and Posted by traveljonez in Riga Christmas Fest | Nov 25, 2016
  • Day 13 n 14 (30 n 31 Jan)I will give it to you up front. Even with all the efforts of an excellent tourism board, Ventspils is struggling to attract international tourism fame. Early on, Scandinavia was a target but I guess the Swedes are too busy in Posted by moustache17 in Northern Trip | Feb 1, 2017
  • Day 12 (29 Jan)From Riga to Ventspils today. Short trip. Checking back on the Mac; Google maps tells me 187.7Km. Deeper into history. I probably did this road some 100 times in 2000/2001. Most business meetings were in Riga as opposed to Ventspils itself. Flyi Posted by moustache17 in Northern Trip | Jan 30, 2017
  • Riga (2)1. The Occupation Museum All those visits to the City, never visited the museum. So this time felt obliged to walk in.... I will not comment too much because it is such as seriou Posted by moustache17 in Northern Trip | Jan 30, 2017
  • Riga (1) (Days 9-10-11) Yes, unexpected snow on the first day in Riga (and the only day since then). From below you can see how the weather changed from one day to another.... [img=http://photos.travellersp Posted by moustache17 in Northern Trip | Jan 30, 2017
  • Day 8 (25 Jan)So if ever anyone asks you if you have seen Mariajampole, here it is; You will have seen as much as I have seen, from my window at 8th floor. Did not get out of the hotel, straight Posted by moustache17 in Northern Trip | Jan 26, 2017
  • Michael's Fall Michael had a great fall. No, it's not about Humpty Dumpty, and he did not physically fall down. Michael adjusted quickly to the new school, and we loved hearing his comments about how things are different and similar, and what Posted by Brufamily in Bru Adventures | Nov 21, 2016
  • LatviaIt wasn't easy saying our farewells to Ron and Lois, Meg, Wes and Alfie, and our feathered and woolly friends at 'The Glebe'. We had got into such a comfortable and contented routine over the five weeks of our house Posted by denis.lynelle in Lynelle & Denis | Nov 4, 2016
  • Sausages Rule in RigaOn the edge of the old walled city of Riga is a pristine indoor food market of monumental proportions. Pork is the staple of the meat section with hundreds of stalls offering every inch of pig from the snout to Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 8, 2016
  • Rundale PalaceThe plan for today centered around visiting Rundale Palace, which was about an hour away from Riga. I had found the local buses to take to get out to Rundale, as all of the guided tours were far too expensive (averaging Posted by Glichez in World Tour: 2016 | Sep 1, 2016
  • Meandering around RigaMy first - and only - full day in Riga was jam-packed and was spectacular. I ventured out to explore some of the city after breakfast; my first goal was to locate the bus station where I'll be leaving for Rundale Posted by Glichez in World Tour: 2016 | Aug 31, 2016
  • Road Tripping in Estonia and LatviaToday was a very full day as I made my way from Tallinn, Estonia to Riga, Latvia. There are several buses and trains that travel between the two cities, but I found a guided shuttle tour that makes several Posted by Glichez in World Tour: 2016 | Aug 30, 2016
  • RigaWell, best case scenario, we will be home after 20 hours of travel tomorrow. If this in not the last entry, then that means we are stuck somewhere we shouldn't be stuck tomorrow. Not really looking forward to Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 18, 2016
  • Riga Today we went to a place called Lido. It was really the only thing on the agenda. We let Grant sleep in, as he is just exhausted. It is just physically pretty grueling. I am not Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 17, 2016
  • RigaToday we went on a general walking tour of the Old Town in Riga. While the speaker was charismatic, I didn't connect with a lot of the content, or lack there of. It seems Latvia followed the same path Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 16, 2016
  • RigaOkay, I thought I was going to get a slight break from blogging today. The cab driver was early. We figured out the bus procedure without speaking any Lithuanian. We even had time to take pictures of Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 15, 2016
  • 2005, 2007 & 2010 - LatviaOk, so I don't like to visit a place more than once; but there are valid reasons for my three trips to Latvia's Capital, Riga - honest! The first trip was with David and his cousin's family again in 2005. Posted by JosTravel2016 in Joanne's Travel | Feb 7, 2016
  • Riga[[|Latvia photos.]] I travelled to Riga on my penultimate weekend adventure from Stockholm, which was my first foray into the former Soviet Union. Riga is certainly not among E Posted by Liamps in Liam's Globo Trip | Jan 27, 2016
  • I'm Tallinn You, Riga is the place to beAs we make our way through the Baltics, the weather is getting warmer and the beers cheaper. We traveled from Helsinki to Tallinn, Estonia, by ferry. I was pleasantly surprised to find that this “ferry” was actually more like a cruise Posted by NicHaris in Europe's Roads Less Traveled | Oct 1, 2015
  • Riga [img= Posted by gr3g77 in UN PTIT TOUR (juil. 2015 - janv. 2016) | Aug 13, 2015
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