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  • Riga, European capital of culture 2014===17/01/14 onwards to the cold=== Friday! If you look at it, it is simply put the best day of the entire week and today it is even a better one coz this afternoon I was leaving for a short getaway towards Posted by Ils1976 in European short trips | Oct 5, 2019
  • Curonian Spit to Latvian coast and a lot of dust and gravelRight after crossing the border back into Lithuania we had to pay entry again into the park we had just left on the Russian side. We stayed at a nice enough camp site on the Spit near Nida. The camp Posted by maxari in Adventures in Bruce | Aug 8, 2019
  • The Man who sailed in from the coldIn the morning of Tuesday July 2, the second day of my one-month holiday, I'm trying to feel excited. It doesn't work, I just get more pissed off at the hassle of packing. Me and my wife are planning to Posted by Keelaster in Eurohop'19, from couches to backpackers' | Jul 3, 2019
  • Riga, Latvia.Riga. Riga is the capital city of Latvia. It has a population of around 700,000. This city wa Posted by irenevt in Irene's Old Eastern Europe Pages. | Mar 19, 2019
  • Potato JuiceThe road to Riga, Latvia is long but, fear not!... Michael tells us he will play a movie on the bus and we will have a wonderful time! He suggests that we will have to try the potato Posted by Linda Fluckiger in Living a Dream | Jun 24, 2018
  • Day Trip to SiguldaAnother early morning to rise to get in as much as possible. I caught the morning train (7:55 a.m.) to Sigulda. I had researched a day trip to Sigulda was a *must see*. The train cost 1.90 Posted by moorsey88 in Russia & the Baltics | Oct 28, 2018
  • Travel DayI arranged for a taxi (7 Euros) to pick me up to take me to the bus station early in the morning for my transport to Riga, Latvia. The bus is the most efficient way to travel through the Posted by moorsey88 in Russia & the Baltics | Oct 28, 2018
  • Day 13Another disturbed night for Keith due to lovely Latvian beer which makes my snoring worse ( so I’m told...I wouldn’t know, I’m asleep!). We’d walked past the Latvian Railways Museum yesterday, so as we only had half a day left Posted by nanny0gg in The great anniversary trip! | Oct 27, 2018
  • Day 12The main problem with Riga is that it isn’t Tallinn, and having visited Tallinn first, Riga just doesn’t feel as good to me. The city is really big and very crowded...so everywhere you go you feels as if you are Posted by nanny0gg in The great anniversary trip! | Oct 25, 2018
  • Day 11Interesting travel today: We took the LuxeExpress coach from Tallinn to Riga and very good it was too...and a lot quicker than the train where we’d have had a 3 hour wait for a connection in Valga. The bus takes Posted by nanny0gg in The great anniversary trip! | Oct 25, 2018
  • Riga Riga it is one of the magnificent cities in north Europe.There are many thing to do in Riga . I enjoyed visit the museums especially world of hats,Old cathedrals,shopping,wonderful weather. The positive things in Riga 1-Friendly and welcome people. Posted by bojasem in Edinbrugh | Sep 14, 2018
  • Lithuania oops I mean LatviaFor over 12 months John had been insisting that we were going to Riga in Lithuania he revealed sheepishly just before we left Estonia that in fact Riga was in Latvia not Lithuania, a fact I could have checked for Posted by Seniorcitizens in By Train and Boat and Plane | Aug 16, 2018
  • RigaFirst impression, too many fast food chains for an “Old Town”. We were still surrounded with cobblestone streets and pathways, but the mixture of modern and old didn’t blend well and took away from the charm. This is the first Posted by joannereyes in Travel the World | Jul 27, 2018
  • Moving on to LatviaRiga (Lutheran) Cathedral. I had been undecided about walking 30+ mins to the bus station or taking a taxi. I’ve read that hailing a cab here leads to a rip-off and one should re Posted by alexchan in 2016 Borneo, Europe, Iceland & Canada | Aug 10, 2016
  • Outside the Old Town & to JurmalaRiga's Central Market is housed in blimp (zeppelin) hangars. As in Lithuania, I made myself a breakfast of fruit, muesli and kefir. I wandered out to the Central Market housed in Posted by alexchan in 2016 Borneo, Europe, Iceland & Canada | Aug 11, 2016
  • Wet day sightseeingWet morning at Kalnciema Street Market. The Kalnciema Street Market across the river came highly recommended so I decided to make my way there by bus after breakfast. Buses, trol Posted by alexchan in 2016 Borneo, Europe, Iceland & Canada | Aug 12, 2016
  • RigaAnd by bus from Vilnius to Riga.[img=https://photos.trave Posted by UliS in Skandinavia 2014 | May 6, 2018
  • Into the BalticsAfter my short stop in Siauliai I took the early bus on Saturday morning towards Riga. In Riga I got back to hostel life and straight away met some people and had a great time that night! On Sunday I Posted by reinder.prins in Athens to Australia, the scenic route | Feb 21, 2011
  • Outside Pavilion Concert It was a good thing we'd had a snack beforehand, because they ran out of food by the time we got into line at supper. All that was really left for the last people in our group to eat Posted by torirobinson in Baltic & Iceland | Jul 9, 2014
  • Morning Free Time Because the breakfast we were being offered wasn't that great, some of us decided to just stay in for the morning and eat a little bit of the stuff we'd gotten the night before at the market. I figured, Posted by torirobinson in Baltic & Iceland | Jul 10, 2014
  • Second Performance We had to wake up early again before breakfast started at 8am sharp, and we needed to be on the bus by 8:20. So, we begrudgingly went to breakfast at the dorms, filled up on the cereal that was Posted by torirobinson in Baltic & Iceland | Jul 11, 2014
  • Market We were given the option of getting up to be on a bus at 7am if we wanted to go to the other awards ceremony. The majority of us decided to have a bit of a sleep in instead, Posted by torirobinson in Baltic & Iceland | Jul 12, 2014
  • Afternoon Good News and Evening Party After our coffee lunch, we headed right across the street to a drugstore. I picked up a couple different colours of nailpolish while the other girls looked at interesting Latvian cosmetics. Johanna and Sophia both picked up hair dye Posted by torirobinson in Baltic & Iceland | Jul 12, 2014
  • Magical Evening on the Beach After our emotionally exhausting performance and still crying while we changed back into our regular clothes, we were shipped off to the Olympic Place to have supper. It was another one of those hurry up and wait situations. We Posted by torirobinson in Baltic & Iceland | Jul 11, 2014
  • Riga's Opening Night Everyone spent a little bit of time getting ready for opening night. We dressed ourselves up really nicely and headed back out by bus to the pavilion for a giant supper with all the other choirs. It was essentially Posted by torirobinson in Baltic & Iceland | Jul 8, 2014
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