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Barefoot Trail: Valguma Pasaule

Barefoot Trail: Valguma Pasaule

My newest post is going to be a reflection of my first full year of being a Latvian. However, this short post will be a quick explanation of the barefoot trail of Valguma Pasaule. The bad news is there will not be many photos. This weekend, we rented a car so that we could travel …

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Vitauts in Latvia Desmit (10): Jurmula to Riga

Vitauts in Latvia Desmit (10): Jurmula to Riga

Jurmula to Riga Ansis is the host with the most. We left Abragciems for Riga in the morning, but it was raining, so our plans to stop along the beaches to see the white sands was no longer possible. We did, however, sprinkle dirt from Liesma and Arnold Grinvalds’ graves onto the Latvian soil and …

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Vitauts in Latvia 9: Abragciems

Vitauts in Latvia 9: Abragciems

Abragciems Abragciems is a tiny Latvian village on the coast of the Gulf of Riga which is part of the Baltic Sea. Many Latvians have summer homes across the coast. They finish work for the week, and then drive to their cottage on the seaside. Bruno and Maruta have just such a cottage, but it is …

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