Latvia August 15
Houses in Jurmala
Station Door Handles
Gaura planting in Riga
On the road to Lake Cubans
Teicu dabas rezervats
The largest intact mossy bog in the Baltic Region
Sadly not even a small boardwalk to fully appreciate it.
A beautifully intricate front porch on a building opposite.
Lake Lubans and the surrounding area.
The Kvapanu Ponds, The Idena ponds & The Nagli Ponds
Bitterns a booming
CornCrakes a crexcrexing
Great Reed Warblers a gurking
Willow Warblers a whiffling
Black Terns a kip kiking
Thrush Nightingales (Sprossers) a piooing
Chiffchaffs a chiffchaffing
Common Rosefinches a hooee-choo-pee-tooing
and in all the backwater quiet
Great White Egrets
Red Necked Grebes
Lesser Spotted Eagle
On the road between
Old Town Riga
18 Piels Ielu
The Three Bothers
17 19 21 Maz Pils Street
Dating from the late 15th Century
Okay - Time for breakfast!
Atop a building - Boy with grapes and a ladder
The Freedom Monument
to celebrate the soldiers killed in the Latvian War for Independence 1918- 1920
Survived the Soviet annexation of Latvia
Wedding lock bridge at the Bastion Hill Park in Riga
Wonderful Mural in Dome Square
An aspect of Riga Cathedral
Sadly the Dome was covered.
The House of Blackheads
Erected in the 14th Century for the Brotherhood of Blackheads a group of unmarried German merchants.
Bombed in !941 and finally demolished in 1948. Rebuilt 1995-1999
St Peter’s Church
The best folk club in Riga
Not to mention the good food
Cheese cake with lemon mousse and sea buckthorn berries on top.