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A British Writer in Latvia: An Interview with Mike Collier

Mike Collier is a British writer and journalist who has lived in Latvia since 2008. He currently edits the English-language version of LSM, Latvia’s public broadcasting service, and is also the author of two works of fiction,  5,857 more words

Latvia

Kultūra Vidzemē

Jā, jā, Latvijas labākā mūzika nāk no Liepājas, taču domāju, ka nebūšu diži samelojis sakot, ka Vidzeme ir, iespējams, kulturālākais Latvijas novads. Vidzemē uzauguši un darbojušies Latvijas nozīmīgākie rakstnieki, Cēsu pilsēta tiek uzskatīta par Latvijas karoga šūpuli un Vidzemes pilsētām vēsturiski bija saikne ar daudzām citām Hanzas savienības pilsētām, no kurām manāmas dažādu Eiropas ietekmju vēsmas. 368 more words

Tūrisms

Latvia: A return from exile

There’s more than meets the eye to Latvia’s flag. What looks like a simple triband flag is actually quite a unique design with medieval roots. 882 more words

International Flags

medieval feast

A few months ago, in August to be exact, the beautiful town of Cesis hosted the annual weekend of all things medieval. Ive already done a post on it (which you can check out… 75 more words

Photography

Pužiņiem pašiem sava Vidzeme

Gliemežvākam ir viena skola, ar kuru tas ceļo kopš sevi atceras. Esam kopā auguši gan augumā, gan prātiņā. Un paši mazākie, ar ko iesākām ceļotot, tagad beigs 9. 298 more words

Ceļotāju Grupas

Cesis, Latvia

During my trip to Latvia, I stopped by Cesis for a day. This city has a historic old town with medieval castles and cobblestone streets. My photos were taken with a Canon SL1 and edited with Adobe Photoshop.

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