Last stop: Riga June 4th 2013 I arrived in Riga around 6:30am on the Friday. My ticket gave the impression that I would be changing buses in Vilnius, Lithuania, at 4:30, however, at 5:30, we had not stopped. I became a little concerned until I noticed street signs indicating that I was headed in the direction of Riga.
I took a taxi to the Naughty Squirrel hostel, where I was greeted by a woman named Wendy. She showed me a c ... read more
Europe » Latvia » Riga Region » Riga After a brief period of independence between the two World Wars, Latvia was annexed by the USSR in 1940. It reestablished its independence in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Although the last Russian troops left in 1994, the status of... ... read more