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Salaspils – A Train Ride to the Countryside

The local train which departed in Riga is almost fully occupied this Friday noon. It stops every few minutes, at every possible stop. I am going to Dārziņi, a stop in the middle of the forest. A beautiful Baltic pine and … Continue reading

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Isn’t that a beautiful place? (Part 2)

Ten days ago, I had presented you with this photo and had posed the leading question “isn’t that a beautiful place?”. Predictably, and I would not have responded differently, all of you agreed. Many exclaimed how beautiful of a scenery … Continue reading

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