Tag Archives: Riga

Wordless Wednesday – Riga Rail Bridge

My European Capital Ranking – 10 to 6

Now the competition is really hotting up. I bet there are a few people’s number one city in this bunch…… 10 Athens I love Mrs Wilbur’s home city. The acropolis area is wonderful to visit by day and gaze at by night, the Acropolis Museum is great (even for a museum probe like me!), the […]

Regal Riga

With a few days leave to use up, I decided that I would make whistle stop visits to two of the few European countries that I was yet to visit. First destination was Latvia’s capital for a two night, 36 hour jaunt with Wizz Air. Widely regarded as the best of the Baltic State capitals, I […]

Friday Photo – 13

This photo was taken from my trip this week to Riga, my first ever visit to Latvia. I took it from atop the tower of St Peter’s Church. The buildings in the foreground house Riga’s main  market. Fascinatingly they started life as zeppelin hangars. Does anybody know of any more unusual building conversions from around […]