Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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    Country info

     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Get a feel for City life in:
City Guide

Contact information with no frills at:

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for maps online:
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Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
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    City: RIGA
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: 5J. Alunana Street
    Riga LV 1010
    Tel: (371) 7 338 126-31
    Fax: (371) 7 338 154 (Visa/Management/Consular)
    E-mail: british.embassy@apollo.lv
    Hours: 07:00-11:00 / 12:00-15:00

United States UP


    City: RIGA
    Mission: US Embassy
    Address: 7 Raina Boulevard 7,
    Riga, LV1510 Latvia
    Tel: (+371) 7 210-005, 006, 046
    (+371) 7 820-045 (Visa Information)
    Fax: (+371) 7 814-088 (Consular)
    Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs: 09:00-16:00

Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.

Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Fit for Travel

Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

For European Rail Passes, TGV and Point to Point Tickets:
Euro Railways

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
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ISIC Cards

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
info [AT] bakpaka dot- com

Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
Dragoman

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World News Europe

Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Europe

Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Internet Cafe Bilteks
    20/22 Jekaba Street,
    Riga LV-1050,
    Latvia.
    Tel: (371) 7322208
    E-mail: slawa@cafe.binet.lv
    Cost/Hour: Ls 2.00

    "SVENIX" (Internet Studio)
    Kr.Barona 16/18 -2,
    Riga Lv-1050, Latvia.
    Tel: (371) 9636202
    Email: svens@omcentrs.lv
    Cost/Hour: US$2.70
    Hours: 24/7
Guide to backpacking in Latvia, with travellers information on Riga, the baltic coast, Jurmala, the River Daugava and Gothic bu
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

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