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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 ...
Today is the second rainy day we've had during this trip. We ate an early breakfast and packed the car for our trip to Latgale. Along the way, we'll make a detour into Riga to pick up the "family" guitar. With the car fully packed, we continued on out of Riga and took the highway south and then east towards our destination of Aglona. This is the home of the Aglona Basilica, which is the most important Roman Catholic church, in Latvia, ...
... went to the Gauja river to see some high limestone cliffs( picturesque) and to Arasi where there was a range of historic sites including of greatest interest the Hill Of Hallows where all criminals were hung. The poor folk had to go to the local church for a service then to a nearby hill where they were hung. We are eating here at Karlimuzia Manor, Karli, tonight. After the yummy breakfast, which was 6 Euro for both of us, we think dinner will be a ...
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