Travel Blogs from Cesis, Latvia

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Wow REAL Medieval Castles, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Wow REAL Medieval Castles

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... has a nice cobble stone street with some old buildings and the most impressive thing of all is its relatively well preserved Cesis castle ruin.....sounds like I am mumbling.... Anyways, this castle has lots of under passes, tunnels and dungeons. It is ...

Day 32 - Pärnu to Cēsis, Cēsis, Latvia travel blog

Day 32 - Pärnu to Cēsis

A travel blog entry by magicbus1

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... ) hole in the ground. There is a more conventional one, but it's a long walk. Free showers, and free wifi. Sausages, stir fry and salad, probably a glass of wine later. Who knows what tomorrow will bring? Latvia is a land of surprises. Mileage ...

Cesis, August 19, 2005 - Friday, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Cesis, August 19, 2005 - Friday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

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... Inside the castle, or rather inside the Cçsis Castle Park, I could still see one of the last vestiges of Communism in Latvia. Once a proud Lenin statue that must have looked over some conspicuous and prominent spot in Cçsis and kept a watchful eye over ...

Uh, we’re not in Kansas anymore, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Uh, we’re not in Kansas anymore

A travel blog entry by lyndshane

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On the advice of a native Latvian we met in Istanbul, and backed by our trusty Lonely Planet, we headed for Cesis, Latvia from Riga. Situated in the country's north-eastern Gauja National Park, Cesis is dubbed the 'most Latvian of Latvian towns’, ...

A quieter air of old Latvia, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

A quieter air of old Latvia

A travel blog entry by xerius

It is with some regret that I find myself here in Latvia - a country that I doubt I'll be able to get back to in the near future - with only three days to look around. With that in mind, I thought I'd try to make the most of my time here and get out to ...

Thunderstorm and mosquitoes / Gewitter und Stechmü, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Thunderstorm and mosquitoes / Gewitter und Stechmü

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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20.5.2013           Cesis (LV)            Km: 65680         Thunderstorm and mosquitoes / Gewitter und Stechmücken ...

Riga Automuseum and Cesis, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Riga Automuseum and Cesis

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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... of 1980s vintage, which Leonid Breshnev crashed in Moscow, and a 1980s era huge Lincoln Continental which he was given by Richard Nixon.. Cesis was a small country town with a dramatic old castle from the 14th C. We camped about 4 km out of the town in a ...

Cesis, Latvia, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Cesis, Latvia

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... on a Sunday and found the town to be quite depressed and almost deserted.  Apparently a large part of the population of Latvia, particularly those from rural areas, has gone abroad to Britain, Ireland, or Scandinavia to work.  That would seem to ...

Castles, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Castles

A travel blog entry by riege

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... was the town of Valmiera where I saw from the outside the St.John's Church and the ruins of Valmiera Castle. Afterwards I drove to Cesis which lies in the Gaujas National Park where I stayed overnight. Cesis is also called "Latvia's most Latvian town". ...

Castles, Sigluda, Latvia travel blog

Castles

A travel blog entry by amaddocks

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Look both ways before you cross the bobsled track., Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Look both ways before you cross the bobsled track.

A travel blog entry by sares

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We wanted to see the Gauja National Park in Latvia, and so we headed to Cesis, in the middle of the country, by bus. To get on the bus, the tickets were numbered, and you waited until your ticket was called. Easy, if you know your numbers in Latvian, ...

More castles, Rezekne to Sigulda via Cesis, Latvia travel blog

More castles

A travel blog entry by frostyrunner

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Another 0800 departure and we were off to Cesis a 13th century town where we visited the old castle ruins. After lunch we drove to Gauja national park to the Turaida Castle an ancient fortress., the wooden (1750) Lutheran church that has been maintained ...

Livonian Knights, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Livonian Knights

A travel blog entry by travellingjen

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Cesis itself has very little to offer - other than as a town it surrounds the former strong-hold of Cesis Castle, built in the twelth century by the German Crusaders who then made it a base for the Livonian Brothers of the ...

Riga to Cesis, Riga, Cesis Latvia, Latvia travel blog

Riga to Cesis

A travel blog entry by patsy.wecker

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... the start of an off spell for me but we headed for one towns on the Guaja River of the  countryside lakeside areas called Cesis. An 800 year old town centred around its medieval castle, it has a great relaxed vibe and interesting assortment of art in ...

Cēsis, Lettonie (petite ville en région), Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Cēsis, Lettonie (petite ville en région)

A travel blog entry by sarahml

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Aujourd'hui, il faisait un beau soleil enfin! Première belle journée depuis que nous avons quitté Montréal, et même avant, puisque nous avions eu au moins deux semaines entières de pluie avant de partir. Ainsi, nous avons décidé de prendre ...

The hills of Latvia, Cēsis, Latvia travel blog

The hills of Latvia

A travel blog entry by ludtjes

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... , charming streets and squares. Really very nice and looking very at ease with itself. Another feature of  this part of Latvia, which is called Kurzeme, is a sculpture park near Sabile.  Over a square kilometer, loosely dotted with some 100 big ...

võhikud võõrsil, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

võhikud võõrsil

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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... ja kindluse varemete. Neil on siin SEB panks, Hansapanks ja Neste. Valmierast viib sinka-vonka tee läbi metsade Cesisesse. Cesis. Vaatame Võnnu lahingu mälestusmärki, kus peal eestikeelsed kirjad. Lätlased sõidavad ringi, lipud autode akende küljes ...

Cesis, Cesis, Latvia travel blog

Cesis

A travel blog entry by jonathanfoster

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... grounds lies an old statue of Vladimir Lenin, which once stood in the center of town.  As a method for remembering the past the statue has been placed in a coffin. From Cesis I headed back to Riga for a night and would make my way into Lithuania. ...

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