Tag Archives: Mežaparks

It’s time to take out the trash

Last Saturday was ‘The Big Cleanup’ in Latvia. Courtyards or other areas are registered online, you simply have a look at what’s happening in your area, drop them a line and show up. As with most things in Latvia, I’m … Continue reading

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Latvia. The land that sings.

In the past, I’ve been guilty of calling Latvia many things. Land of Misery, Land of Crappy Winters, and Land of Leopard Print spring to mind. However, this week, Latvia truly lived up to its reputation as the Land that … Continue reading

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Squeals on wheels

They say riding a bike is a skill that, once learned, is never forgotten. However, having been at the mercy of Rigan cyclists after a 7-month winter hiatus, I think I disagree. If there is a non-wobbly Latvian cyclist out … Continue reading

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