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Riga, Latvia

LATVIA | Mon, 2 May 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [233]

Saturday, 30 April In the morning we departed Estonia for Riga, the capital of Latvia. It was a comfortable 4hr bus ride on a surprisingly well equipped vehicle; there was WiFi onboard and each seat had its own entertainment system showing the ... Read more >

Tags: latvia, riga

Riga Reflections and the Numbers from the Baltics

LATVIA | Tue, 12 Apr 2016 | By wanderlustgail | Views [467]

I usually have an impression of a place before arrival, and that often predetermines whether I will like it. The impression may or may not be based on anything very substantial. Perhaps I have tucked away a vague memory of a news report or a photograph, ... Read more >

Tags: budget, latvia, riga, sabbatical, solo, travel

Rocking Riga

LATVIA | Sun, 5 Jun 2011 | By drmitch | Views [413]

The four hour bus trip from Vilnius to Riga passed relatively quickly and before long I was in Latvia. The local currency, the Lat, is surprisingly strong – on a par with the British pound, but things cost about half what they do in the UK (beer ... Read more >

Tags: beer garden, buffet, jigulda, krimulda, riga, russian quarter, walking sticks

Riga

LATVIA | Fri, 1 Oct 2010 | By gumerg | Views [465]

Ha sido una visita rápida a Riga. Ya con bastante frio (2 de octubre, y cero grados de  mínima) La ciudad da para un día y poco más. Varias catedrales, museos, fachadas de casas y mucha cerveza. Todo muy nórdico y tranquilo, y caro. No sabemos si alguna ... Read more >

Tags: latvia, riga

Lithuania vs. Latvia vs. Estonia: The Ultimate Showdown

ESTONIA | Sun, 29 Aug 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [29756] | Comments [3]

Alright kids - get out your boxing gloves. The Baltic countries are in the ring, duking it out in the ultimate challenge. In each country I have met fellow travelers who have given me their opinion on which they like better. What’s so funny is that ... Read more >

Tags: estonia, latvia, lithuania, riga, tallinn, vilnius

 

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