Day 3. Majori – Riga’s seaside resort

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A dry start to the day after the previous day’s torrential downpours meant that we could return to our planned activities.  So, after a leisurely hotel breakfast we crossed the road to the nearby railway station and purchased return tickets to the coastal town of Majori.  Single tickets for the 30 minute journey cost €1.40 each with a 5% discount for return tickets.  We had 20 minutes to wait until the next departure so we passed the time looking in the Finnish owned Stockmann department store that was located nearby.

image Latvian train to Majori

We needed to take the Sloka service to Majori with trains running hourly with occasional half hour services.  Suburban train services in Latvia run on very old rolling stock which are raised high off the ground resulting in several vertical steps making it difficult to enter the carriage.  I did not see any carriages with level…

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