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... than I had calculated. I took a taxi there and wasn't dropped off where I expected. I even told the driver that we were in the wrong location. Well, I made a mistake, one of many today. So, to clarify: the former U.S. embassy building which has Occupation Museum advertised on it used to be Occupation Museum which is now located in the Old Town. Both museums are connected and I thought, ...
... from Vilnius about this commemeration. On 23 August 1989, two million Lithuanians, Latvians and Estonians joined hands in a human chain stretching over 400 miles between Vilnius (Lituania), Riga (Lativa), and Tallinn (Estonia), to protest the anniversary of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact between the Nazis and Soviet Union.
... the procedure in English, so we had to wait for her more bilingual colleague to finish and help us. I'm always surprised that the ones that do speak English even now words such as lingonberry juice and polenta.
After dinner we had a quick beer in an empty underground bar/disco that mentor Valters had pointed out to me, and then we caught a movie for a mere 4 euros and 12 cents.
On Tuesday - my actual birthday - I had to ...
... with a special mention to be made of the century-old organ that is in place here. At the time of my visit, there were extensive renovation work being carried out.
8. Riga Castle : With lush green lawns in front, the Riga Castle is another magnificent building. It is the official residence of the President of Latvia. Manned by tough, stern looking armed guards, parading down the driveway, one of whom gladly consented to help with directions and suggest some other ...
... on this spot in 1209. The church tower burned down and was fixed. Then in 1666, the tower collapsed. Then, bombing took it down in 1941. In 1973, they finished rebuilding it. So far, so good for this iteration.
The concert (reminding me of the time I saw Brad Bonney play in a youth orchestra in New York’s Carnegie Hall) was great fun. Von Weber, Wagenaar, Elgar, Rahmaninovs and Totenfeier for an encore. It was stupendous. The kids enjoyed ...