Day 6 - Back To Riga
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July 12th, 2008 – by: tommylennie
It was a little cloudy when we arrived in Riga but the sun was trying it's best to break through. We checked back into Friendly Fun Franks hostel again, as did some of our fellow bus passengers we noticed. Not wanting to linger around the hostel, we headed out for lunch and a bit of sightseeing. We took in the House of the Blackheads and the monument placed in the adjoining square.
For dinner we came across a little authentic restaurant that served up a buffet style Latvian meal. Looking back I think that it was probably the best meal we had on our trip, although I couldn't tell you exactly what we had ate. All I know is that it was delicious. We were well into the evening by the time we left the restaurant and wanted to find a place for a quiet beer or 2. The streets were quite packed by this time and many stag parties were out in force. We didn't get 10 yards down one street before we were approached by a tout who tried to get us in his gentleman's club with a desperate attempt at being funny.
Luckily we got off the beaten track a bit and found a nice little bar for a couple of cold ones before heading back to the hostel and welcome beds.
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