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We continue our tour of Riga (My Day In Riga. P.1). We went to the Old Town to the Dome Cathedral, where we saw... I thought that Sixt is a car rental office. It turned out that they also have bicycles :). You need to buy a ticket for 3 Euros to enter the Dome Cathedral. Sometimes...
Palanga resort town is located 25 km from Klaipeda . Basanaviciaus Street is the main street of Palanga. It goes from the center to the sea.  This is a pier of Palanga. Once upon a time, it was completely made of wood, but one day, it was almost burned to the ground. Later, it was...
Our cruise route had its last stopover in  Grand Cayman Island , located further south of Cuba. Large ships are not allowed to come close to the shore, so we were taken there by smaller boats.  Grand Cayman is an overseas territory of the UK. Queen Elizabeth-II is the head of state....
I was lucky to visit a few Mexican beaches, so let me tell you about them a little. I defined a few types of Mexican beaches: wild beaches, local beaches and beaches of the "Hotelier's Zone", as I call it - tourist beaches. Here's one of the wild beaches, not far from Cancun. The water of...
We had a stopover in Mexico, on the small island of  Cozumel , located a few dozen miles from the mainland of Mexico, opposite the world-famous resort of  Playa del Carmen . The weather was great: 80.6F (+27C) but a little cloudy. We took a taxi and went to the national park,...
The  Panama Canal is a unique engineering construction of the 20th century. It is a navigable canal that connects the Gulf of Panama in the Pacific Ocean with the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, located on the Isthmus of Panama in the territory of Panama. Its length is 50 miles (81.6...
During our cruise, we had a planned stopover in  Costa Maya . But the captain had announced on the ship's radio that, unfortunately, because of the strong winds, currents and high waves, we wouldn't be able to dock in Costa Maya. This came after two failed attempts. So we didn't have a...
I devoted each afternoon to trips around the island. Fortunately,  Kauai is a small island, and there were only 31-40 miles (50-65 kilometers) from one end (where my hotel was located) to the other. I could get to my desired location within an hour. There's only one road around the island....
I had rented a car for the duration of my stay in Hawaii since it made easier to get around Kauai. However, I soon realized that everything was very tourist friendly.  Kauai is a small island with a diameter of about 37 miles (60 kilometers). This is the oldest of the main...
So here we are in the center of Riga! Let's start our tour! To get to the Old Town, we had to go through the picturesque park on the banks of the canal, which flows into the River Daugava. Just five minutes - and we are in Old Riga. All roads in the Old Town are of the pavers. In the...

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