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A travel blog entry by sojanet on Dec 15, 2014

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... In the beginning, he winners could choose between the two items on the table or mystery items in the numbered boxes. Everyone played safe and just got the items they could see until those ran out. One fifteen year old girl won a bottle of wine and didn't have an adult with her (??), so didn't get to receive her prize! Oopsie. Christoffer and I didn't win anything, so kind of a bummer considering they gave out like 15 prizes.. But I think we are ok :p Time to ...

Sleepless in Tartu

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Aug 30, 2014

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... helmet). We first went through the central market, which is made from WW1 zeppelin hangars. We then headed for the Moscow district, which is one of the poorer regions of the city. The buildings there, especially the older wooden ones, were quite run down. Apparently that’s not an area you particularly want to be in at night. We then moved on to the old Jewish quarter, which was also where the Nazis set up a concentration camp for Jews when they invaded in WW2. ...


A travel blog entry by sheppa80 on Jun 28, 2013

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... the roof when we were flatmates back when I was studying in the UK. Yep, I can confirm with absolute certainty that she was not impressed when she found out where her shoes were and compounding her anger was the fact that when she ripped them off the roof they came with an inch of plaster attached to the bottom.

Now to be fair, I was quite intoxicated at the time, but like all the stupid things that you do in your past they eventually come back to haunt you. I ...

Like a streak

A travel blog entry by matt81 on Nov 23, 2012

... which presents an awesome challenge in trying to keep up. I met an Latvian guy who wanted to get it together on "Get it together". In my opinion we rocked it, and rocked the crowd well! This track is particularly good because it is not so fast.

In any event, the night carried on to the club of choice and we managed to dance and carry on in an acceptable fashion! No laws were broken!

Best from Latvia,



The Pearl of the Baltic

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430 on Aug 19, 2012

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... Catherine the Great fell ill during a trip to Latvia but was cured a day after drinking the concoction. Next, we were acquainted with the early 13th century St. Peter’s cathedral. The steeples were initially made of wood but were destroyed by WWII. They were rebuilt out of metal.

Memories from my childhood can to the forefront when we stumbled (likely by design) upon a statute dedicated to the Musicians of Bremen, a story by the brothers Grimm about ...