Another fun fact about the building is that in Soviet times the spire of the building had a large, red plastic star that lit up at night. After our quick exposure to this charming and inviting Latvian city, I can easily see it as a great, unforeseen destination for gay travelers. Added bonus: Old lady begging in Riga. We love World Nomads travel insurance and have been using it for years.
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Retrieved 10 January Its filled with an intense mix of aromas from the various stalls selling all sorts of food products including fruits, vegetables, fish, meat, and cheeses as well as others selling local crafts. It was OK. The other staple foods of Latvia we learnt on our tour around the fruit and vegetable market are potatoes, pickles they pickle everything and fish.
However, our stay otherwise at the hotel was perfectly acceptable.