Most of our time in Latvia was spent on the bus.  We had a very short stopover in Riga — just over 12 hours. Bearded subway mural heroes not withstanding, to be honest, I wasn’t that enamoured.  But we probably weren’t really there long enough to give it a chance.  Most of the stuff we saw was a bit nondescript, and there was a lot of touristy crap.  Plus it was completely overrun with Bristish (English) stag groups.  I was surprised at this — I thought a stag do in Riga was a bit 2004.  It generally felt a bit seedy and unwelcoming, … Continue reading Riga