Category Archives: Latvia

Lats Do it at the Currency Exchange

We walk into the exchange and we are the only customers. Two bored-looking clerks sit behind the counter staring into space. I approach one and she gestures towards the other one. I turn to her and she gestures to the tickets. … Continue reading

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Lats Do it in the Steiku Haoss

One of our favorite examples of “Latvish” is this Steiku Haoss. It’s and American “theme” restaurant and we thought what the hell. Sitting amongst the Old West Americana listening to Johnny Cash I realized why we were so comfortable in … Continue reading

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Lats Do it in the Cemetary

Everyone thought I was such a trouper for hiking through this huge cemetary in the rain, but no matter how many times I replied, “I love cemetaries” I don’t think anyone understands that I LOVE cemetaries. It’s all about the photography. … Continue reading

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Lats Do it Old World Style

After resting up from the bus tour we decided to go to a traditional Latvian Restaurant called Salve. It was less weird than you would imagine. A lot of dill and caraway, some local spirits and locally caught fish. I … Continue reading

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Lats do it on the Bus

  Since we couldn’t get the timing right for the boat tours, we decided to hop on a good old-fashioned double decker bus tour and check out some architecture. There were some gorgeous art nouveau buildings, old Soviet box buildings, and … Continue reading

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Lats Do It in the Park

This morning I woke up insanely early, so I walked around taking pictures. Breakfast was provided by the hotel and was fantastic. They had little cottage cheese pancakes that were totally addictive. They also had pickled fish and seafood salad, … Continue reading

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