Category Archives: Latvia

30 Remarkable Bridges From Around the World

What makes a bridge remarkable? Well in some cases, it is simply because it is famous, beautiful or unique. But in other cases it is due to the location, purpose, size or design. All of these bridges we have walked … Continue reading

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Recap – A trip around the world in pictures

On March 13th, we flew out of Los Angeles, with a change of planes in Beijing, which brought us to New Delhi, India. This was the starting point for our seven month around-the-world dream trip. Picking out a favorite or … Continue reading

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Riga, Latvia ~ Art nouveau, snails, market place and blue cheese

Saturday May 17th ~ Riga, Latvia One of the most famous people born in Riga is the brilliant dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov.   Old Town Riga is all about the architecture, and the style is mostly Art Nouveau.  The majority are dated … Continue reading

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Estonia to Latvia ~ Learning the history, seeing the countryside

Friday May 16th ~ En route to Riga, Latvia The majority of the day is spent on our bus traveling from Tallinn, Estonia to Riga, Latvia. Our seat assignment is front row, right behind the driver.  Gate 1 has a … Continue reading

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