While Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian cuisines certainly have their own unique dishes, many of the specialties can be found in all of the Baltic countries. In general we were not too satisfied with Baltic foods, still we definitely discovered some great tasting meals, drinks, and snacks.
After crossing the border with Estonia, the first sight we visited in Latvia were the sandy cliffs of Sietiņiezis in Nationalpark Gauja. It is a beautiful short 30-minute hike along the edges of the forest to the cliffs. From there, we went to the quaint medieval town of Cēsis, where we heard the tale of the guardian of the town and the significant role he played in protecting the town. After getting back on the sightseeing shuttle, we continued on to Riga.
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