Hiking Adventure from Tallinn to Lisbon!
Latvia in short

Latvia in short

Days: 37 (incl. 5 in Rīga) Km: 585 Paid accommodation: 32 nights Free accommodation: 5 nights Best food: Midsummer Dinner Best drink: Užavas Nefiltrētais Favorite word: sveiki Favorite place: Rīga Latvia in one word: Beach During our time in Latvia, hiking started to become our daily routine. At the same time that we were getting better physical condition for our trip,… Continue Reading

Beach Life

Beach Life

In this post, we want to take you with us to the beach. More precisely, to the Latvian coastline of the Baltic Sea between Miķeļtornis and Pape, as this is where we spent twelve days, from day 56 to day 67. Being at and around the beach for such a long time is a real… Continue Reading

Jāņi – Midsummer

Jāņi – Midsummer

When we were still in Kolka, we received a message from Aldis in Rīga that made us very happy: His friends, who have a summer cottage South of Kolka – on the side of the Baltic Sea – would receive us to spend Midsummer with them! This holiday in the Baltics is as important, if… Continue Reading

Cape Kolka Ho!

Cape Kolka Ho!

After the urban life of Rīga, we slowly returned to the calm and serenity of the seaside with its endless beaches lined by green pine forests. During eight days, we were following the coastline between lively Jūrmala and quiet Cape Kolka, where the waters of the Gulf of Rīga meet those of the Baltic Sea.… Continue Reading

Riga!

Riga!

We had plenty of things to do in Rīga: Relax, get to know the city, buy hiking stuff that was missing, find a barber to bring José’s beard back in shape and – oh yes, we also needed Russian visas for Kaliningrad, and hoped to get them during our stay. We imagined that the Latvian… Continue Reading

Vidzeme Coast

Vidzeme Coast

With all of the Latvian coast ahead of us, what did we do? Choose the Via Baltica for our hike. Well, it wasn’t too bad in the end, as a bycicle path was going along it, leading through quiet villages. We were looking around us, spotting the differences to Estonia. More stone than wooden houses,… Continue Reading