Tag Archives: public transport

How do you solve a problem like a Latvian?

In my (almost) four years here in Latvia, I feel like I’ve got to the bottom of a lot of riddles concerning this land and its people. However, there are some things that still mystify me, even after all this time. … Continue reading

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Who’s your daddy?

A couple of weeks ago, I discovered a funny thing about Latvians. Yes, another one. But first, a little background… I recently met a couple of really nice Latvian girls – it seems they do exist. While I was out for a … Continue reading

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Ode to my Bus Nemesis

  You’re at my bus stop every day, You never smile; that’s your Latvian way. You’re thin and blonde, not a hair out of place, While I’m a dragged out of bed disgrace. The bus pulls up; it’s full as … Continue reading

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