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Daugavpils: Part 2

Daugavpils: Part 2

11.2.18 We all got off the tram at the last stop in an empty part of the city after we had purchased breakfast items at a local supermarket. We followed our leader down a path and through a tunnel. The fortress was not immediately evident. Then we came to another tunnel that turned out to …

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Daugavpils: Part 1

Daugavpils: Part 1

10.2.18 For those of you who don’t know, Daugavpils is Latvia’s second largest city and is sometimes thought of as the most Russian city in Latvia. According to Wikipedia, it is over 50% Russian. As I look at the Wikipedia page, I am struck by the complete desertion of the city from 1920-1950 when the …

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Last Day in Milan

Last Day in Milan

Final Day in Milan July 31, 2017 The last full day in Milan was casual, so this will be a casual and short post to get us to the transition, and maybe get caught up in real time! Rita did some shopping while I stayed home and luxuriously basked in the glow of Netflix for …

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Milano Domenica

Milano Domenica

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! July 30, 2017 After a nice easy day mostly spent at “home,” we decided that Sunday would be our tourist day. Rita had her designs on the Pinocoteca di Brera with some of the biggest names in the history of art on display. Milan is built around the Duomo in the center …

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