Santa`s Fun Run

Santa`s Fun Run

Santa`s Fun Run On December 11th the familiar sounds of Santa’s` “HO HO HO” will be heard in Riga’s old town when the Santa’s Fun Run is taking place. The charity run is organized by the Riga International Rotary Club. The event encourages and engages all members of the Latvian as well as international community to… Continue reading

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Latvian cuisine

Latvian cuisine

Latvian cuisine The Latvian cuisine may not be famous but as in every country it consists of a unique variety of ingredients. So let’s check out what kind of traditional food they serve. Common ingredients in Latvian meals are potatoes, wheat, barley, cabbage, onions, eggs and pork. Pork, pork and more pork. Pork ribs or… Continue reading

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А напоследок я скажу: Все, пока(:

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  А напоследок я скажу: Все, пока(: I’ve always been terrible at goodbye’s, but here’s a pitiful attempt… Actually, I guess I’m copping out of it slightly, cause I’ll let these two Calvin and Hobbes comics say it all. I would personally recommend this comic strip to anyone because of the depth it has in… Continue reading

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Polaroids Around Riga

Polaroids Around Riga So with it being my last couple days and all, I decided to skip writing a post and instead share my favorite pictures from my stay here. Funny thing you’ll notice is all the pictures are on Polaroid film (from the cameras the print up the picture as soon as you take it).… Continue reading

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Much More than a Mitten: Latvian Symbology

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Much More than a Mitten: Latvian Symbology If you walk through Old Town, you’ll quickly realize one of the biggest tourist items to buy is knitted clothes, mainly mittens decorated in elaborate designs. While hats and scarves are also popular, you can always find a full rack of these hand warmers, with their distinctive tipped… Continue reading

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