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  • Photo of Best travel top 5, Riga

    10.28.2015

    Best travel top 5
    Fairytale kingdom Riga, Latvia

    TOP VISITED CITIES in Riga, Latvia
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    Latvia, a pearl of Baltics, loaded with colourful fixings, green forests, coastal beaches and splendid palaces of Art Nouveau. It took this small country 25 years to get back on its feet after Communism, but finally , the treasure of Baltic is ready to shine! The capital is Riga, it's also the unofficial capital of Baltic States, also the European...

  • Photo of The pearl of the North, Riga

    04.23.2015

    The pearl of the North
    Riga, a fairy-tale kingdom

    CITY LIVE in Riga, Latvia
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    People tend to call the Baltic states a sandwich, and Latvia is the meat, not just because it's in the middle, and not because the neighbours Estonia and Lithuania are just the cover, Latvia does a hell of a job and has the treasures of it own, to merit the Meat status. There are many,qualifying the capital Riga, as "The paris of the North", or "th...

  • Photo of European Capital of Culture, Riga

    01.17.2014

    European Capital of Culture
    Riga, Force Majeure

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    Today, 17th of January 2014 Riga becomes the European Capital of Culture, this title is one of the most successful and high-profile cultural initiatives of the European Union. All the cities are selected on the basis of their cultural programs and activities that all must have a strong European dimension. Riga has prepared special programs and ev...

  • Photo of Riga, pearl of the Baltic States , Riga

    12.05.2013

    Riga, pearl of the Baltic States
    Unique lavish beauty and timeless elegance

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    While visiting all the most famous places in the world, some of them might be just a publicity boom, commercial trap or rich place, where everyone goes, you might get lost by choosing the country to visit, there are bunch of places that are hundred time better than the top destinations, but somehow they aren't that well represented. Let's be hone...

  • Photo of Go Blonde Riga, Blondes will shake the world!, Riga

    05.06.2013

    Go Blonde Riga, Blondes will shake the world!
    Charity with humour, Jurmala Beach

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    When back in 2009 one of the Baltic capitals Riga was in economic crises, blond girls saved the country fulfilled with tourists attracting them with great blond parade trough the beautiful capital. All the country needed was a distraction from every day life to boost their morale, so leaded by former Mrs. Universe Marika Gederte, the blondes took t...

  • Photo of Black heads house , Riga

    07.23.2012

    Black heads house
    Old Riga

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    Riga is the capital city of Latvia and is home to nearly a third of the country's population. In the summer months, the weather averages around 20 degrees centigrade, but can exceed 30 on the hottest days. June through September are also when the country sees its highest rain fall, (around 2 to 3 inches). The city operates a huge number of transpor...

  • Photo of Go Blonde Riga , Riga

    05.21.2012

    Go Blonde Riga
    Biggest Blonde Charity Parade

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    When back in 2009 Latvian economy was in crisis, it seemed that nothing can help, Latvian Blonde Association entered, led by former Mrs. Universe Marika Gederte, who decided to do something about it, the goal was to make a great publicity help to raise money to help build a playground for disabled children in Riga. And what could attract more peo...

  • Photo of Castle of the Lights, Riga

    11.08.2011

    Castle of the Lights
    Symbol of Latvias freedom

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    Before Latvia restored its independence in 1991, the tense relationship with Russians has been almost the main issue for the process to build a new nation, the government of Latvia once again talked about the need to build a national library building. Just one year after Latvia declared its independence from Soviet Union, the Minister Cabinet deci...

  • Photo of International competition “New Wave”, Jurmala

    07.23.2011

    International competition “New Wave”
    Bohemia - to the Baltic coast.

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    The famous International competition “New Wave”, young singers of popular music is going to start in few days. From 26 th of July until 31 st of July Baltic sea beach Jurmala in Latvia will be full of new talents and old famous artists. Its an annual international music contest, the pearl of Baltic resorts. It was founded by Latvian pianist ...

  • Photo of Go Blonde Latvia, Riga 2011, Riga

    04.10.2011

    Go Blonde Latvia, Riga 2011
    Latvian Blondes Association

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    It's fund-raising charity event in Riga, organized by Latvia's Blonde Association. Blonde beauties in the Baltic state of Latvia held their first annual Go Blonde in 2009 ,the festival in an attempts to 'make the world a brighter place' . It started as a one-time stunt but was brought back by popular demand. Organizers at Latvian Blondes Associati...

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