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... then the city is likely to face tough times and fisher men are warned not to venture in the sea as wind is blowing in the wrong direction. Just behind this beautiful church, we could see lot of tulips in different colours and it served as a perfect place to click cover picture for our Facebook page. A little ahead of the Church there is the main Square of Riga, Ratslaukums Square which in middle ages served as an open air market. During World War 2, the square was ...
... somebody to take with me to a kiosk to buy the latest issue of The Baltic Times, and share my debut in the Baltic media!
I had planned a very full and very typically Latvian weekend for Marianne - so full that we had to skip going to the swamp to enjoy the Autumn colours (so that one's still on my bucket list!).
For Saturday, Anna and I had booked our native ...
... the most interesting city we have visited. In the news from Australia we are ashamed to hear that the carbon tax has been repealed and the BBC is telling the world how backward we are turning the clock back on environmental reforms. In the late afternoon we went to the stage in the park to see some female choirs from St Petersburg and Lithuania and a Ukrainian Male choir from Edmonton. We had dinner of Caesar Salad and Tuna Pizza. Back ...
It's official. I'm starting a charity in Latvia. To my fortunate Dutch readers: grab your cheque books and credit cards! To my pitiable Latvian audience: don't worry, help is at hand!
So what's the charity for, you ask? Am I starting a Fill the Pothole Federation? An Association for the Abolishment of Sugary Bread? Save the Cyclist? Kill the Cobblestone? Ban the Biezpiens?
My charity will be called "Name a Latvian". Philanthropists will be ...
... pretended we were meant to be there. Parking is at a premium in the old towns of all these cities but once sorted we were free to explore this city that was badly bombed during the war but whose restoration has resulted in beautiful art nouveau German architecture with imposing facades and tiny colourful shops front.
The day we were leaving Riga was the start of an off spell for me but we headed for one towns on the ...