From Riga to London by coach and train

This was the second day of our trip from Riga to London. On the first day we were travelling by coach from Riga to Warsaw and after midnight we continued our trip to Berlin. In the morning, around 5am, just before crossing the German border, the bus stopped at a gas station and the passengers had an opportunity to leave the bus for at least 15 minutes and stretch their legs. We arrived at Berlin's Am Funkturm on Masurenallee coach…

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Mainau Island

Mainau orchids

Sun, flowers and spring Next morning, after the usual grey April day in Riga, we were awakened by the rays of the sun - our break in Germany have begun exceptionally well! From the window we had a fantastic view towards vineyards and all kinds of flowering shrubs and trees; we felt like on a real spring holiday! Our plans were to visit Baden - Baden and at the end of our trip to visit Mainau Island. To enjoy these…

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Short break in Germany

mainau tulips
Tulips on Mainau island

We arrived at Baden-Baden Airport late in the evening to start enjoying our short break in Germany. A taxi took us to the Gasthaus Linde (address: Yburgstraße 79, 76534 Baden-Baden); it is located in one of the towns around Baden-Baden called Steinbach. We were greeted by the owner of the guest house; he knew about our late arrival and offered to postpone check-in until the next morning, so we went to relax immediately after arrival. Baden - Baden Short break…

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