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America: Summer 2018 Part 1

America: Summer 2018 Part 1

Rita and I took a trip from Latvia to America and back again by way of Ireland and England. I keep promising my brother Paul an itinerary. I figured I would do it by way of a blog post. In this post, I will attempt to share each place we traveled to with a few …

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Vitauts in Latvia 8: Jaunmoku Pils

Vitauts in Latvia 8: Jaunmoku Pils

Jaunmoku Pils Latvian lesson of the day… “Jaun” means “new” and “moku” means “torture” or “torment.” “Pils” simply means castle. So every time you drink a “pilsner” you are drinking a bit of a Latvian castle.  We finished our visit in Talsi by attending the historical Evangelical Lutheran Church where we were greeted by another …

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