Latvia the colonial power

Latvia the colonial power

Latvia the colonial power Latvia is the smallest nation that ever was a colonial power. In the 17th century the legendary Duchy of Courland set up colonies in Tobago and Gambia. The ancient Baltic tribes (Curonians, Semigallians, Latgalians,  Selonians) were not really peaceful farmers – they were fierce warriors and excellent sailors. Some say they were… Continue reading

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Amazing Facts About Latvian Saunas

Latvian Saunas

Amazing Facts About Latvian Saunas If you go to Riga, then you should try to get to a Latvian Sauna. If you have been too long in Russia (I assumed you have tried the Russian Banya). First of all, I’m going to explain you from where the idea came from. Sauna Then and Now The… Continue reading

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Reasons to convince you to Travel to Latvia

Travel to Latvia

Reasons to convince you to Travel to Latvia Travel to Latvia to see how it broke out from communist shadows. According with the popular and famous traveler’s guide “Lonely Planet”, they designated Latvia as one of the best places to travel in 2016. After 25 years of freedom from the Soviet regime, finally forms part of… Continue reading

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Every Traveller’s Dream: Latvian Market in Riga!

Latvian Market

Every Traveller’s Dream: Latvian Market in Riga! The Riga Central Market is considered a unique attraction among all Europe; it opened its doors in 1930 and was recognized not only as the largest, but also the best and most advanced market place and bazaar in the continent. This Latvian Market has remained in the downtown… Continue reading

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The white dune

Among other places to visit in Latvia, I recommend you to find out more about this beautiful landscape, considered by newlyweds a marvelous place to exchange their wedding rings. The white dune is in the Saulkrasti area, near the river Inčupe that drains into the Baltic Sea. You can also have a great landscape view… Continue reading

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Take a tour in Riga

For those who decide to visit Riga any time of the year, I found a very good deal for you. As per me, when I travel to a new place, most of the times I like to explore own my own, but it is always helpful to have somebody who can give you a clear… Continue reading

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Janis day

A common Latvia tradition is the Janis day celebration that takes part on June’s 23rd night to June 24th; it is the shortest night and the longest day of the year due to the summer solstice.  Originally it used to be a pagan celebration by farmers only, before the Christianity traditions. A short explanation for… Continue reading

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Latvian Aerodium

Whether you have tried or not parachute ever in your life, I also recommend you to go for Aerodium whenever you visit Latvia. This is a wind tunnel that allows you to feel or soar in the air like in a free fall but without the risk of jumping from an airplane. This vertical tunnel… Continue reading

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