Living Like A Convict: Karosta Prison Offers A Unique Tourist Experience
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live your life in solitary confinement? How it would feel to have your meals passed through a jail sell to you while you are adorned in the ever fashionable orange jumpsuit? And, you must have wondered what it would be like to fear dropping the soap in the shower. Call the guests of a unique prison hotel guilty of morbid curiosity, but they know the answers to each and every one of these things, thanks to a unique biz concept.
Karosta Prison in Latvia formerly housed military criminals through the 20th century. In more recent years, it has been operarting as a hotel, but if offers anything but the unusual high class amenities. At Karosta Prison there are handcuffs, isolation, rules and consequences, and comforts that definitely don't feel anyting like what you're used to at home. But, you get a real convict experience and that in itself is worth the stay - if you're into that kind of thing.