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... s live music in every third bar in the old town. And whatever the festivity, there's always a bunch of boys and girls ready to put on the long skirts, breeches and leather shoes, and perform a nice jig!
A neighbourhood summer party? Let's invite some singing and dancing kids! The marathon's in town? Let's cheer up the runners with a choir singing soviet schlagers!
My coolest discovery so far is a music style ...
... a look!
So on Thursday Inese and her husbad Māris came over to the office for an introductory chat, on Friday Anna and I checked the place out, during the weekend Inese cleared a couple of shelves, and on Monday evening Gīnts dropped me and my suitcases of at my new home!
Let me walk you through my new digs:
First you have to walk up the stairs to the sixth floor. Don't worry, it's not higher than my Viennese place, they ...
... everywhere. On the beach it had a outdoor club with music pumping, must be pretty good in the evenings. Then we drove into Lithuania and instantly the roads improved, so you could actually drive the speed limits. Heading to Siaulial to find a tourist information and finding on our way the Hill of crosses. With 200,000+ crosses of various sizes on a hill, this is people expressing there devotion to christ. Quite a ...
... As the foreigner it is important to pass it off as part of their hard past or customs [did you know it is custom throughout the Baltics to not smile and say “hi” to a stranger?].
In reality we need to embrace the leaps and bounds Latvians have made in customer service and general positive live it up attitudes (especially the young people) over the past couple of years. And hey, you may experience that once icy beauty or grumpy waiter ...
... to the Central market, housed in WWI Zeppelin hangers. They do have supermarkets, but the Central market is huge and it seems locals do most of their shopping there.
I went to the Latvian museum and the story is similar to Estonia. Caught between larger countries, Latvia was occupied by various empires, Swedish, Polish, German, Russian,etc. They got their independence in 1990. I was told that some Russians didn't' like Gorbachev, because so ...
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