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... The Lord of the Rings soundtrack may have been going through my head more than once. '
The guys had given me a watertight sack to put my backpack in which was tied to the kayak in front of me. I soon worked out the best way to open the bag, grab my camera, take a photo and get the camera back in the sack without any trouble. I just had to keep an eye on where I was going while taking the photo: the current didn't always keep the kayak pointed forwards as there were a lot of ...
... in the nearby cave. The advances of two Polish soldiers were spurned by the girl, so they lured her to the cave by a letter supposedly from her lover with the intention to rape her. When cornered by the soldiers, the girl pleaded for them to let her go, saying if they did, she would give them her magic scarf that protects from all wounds. Prompting them to test it, the girl got one of the soldiers to swing his sword at her neck. Which of course killed her. The soldiers fled and ...
... the countryside so while their teachers were Russian, they still had plenty of people in the village who spoke Latvian and so the children were taught Latvian as well. This wasn't happening in the cities. She lived on a cooperative farm and her mother had to work on the farm. During the summer though, children were welcome to also work on the farm and for this, they would be paid a very small amount. It was the first money that she earned and she ...
... and its relatively recent history, everyone should visit the museum, which is free- a donation is welcome. In the evening we walked away from the touristy inner town area and found a local restaurant overlooking the Daugava river and obviously popular with locals. Here we had a cheap meal and listened to karaoke hosted by a 60 plus DJ who played a disparate array of 70-80's western music, along with Latvian favorites sung by a local old age ...
... glossed over.
I met a Turkish man as I was walking to the ruins who seemed like the most hurried person I'd met in months. He explained that he had split from his group of fellow Turkish tourists as they didn't think they had enough time to see the castle. He walked with a rapid pace, stopping for precisely enough time to position his camera, snap a picture, and recommence walking. He told me he'd been to over sixty countries in his ...
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