Sunday, September 30, 2007

Walking around Riga

Opera House

Flower in front of Opera House

Laurie in park

View of Riga Hotel from park

Freedom Monument (side view) from the park

French Embassy (the U.S. Embassy is a few doors down but is not as pretty!)

Latvijas Krajbanka Building

Gunpowder Tower

Mural on Restaurant in Old Riga

Side Street in Old Riga (they all look like this!)

Blackheads House in Square

Latvian Dancers getting ready to dance

Latvian Mittens and Gloves in Shop


The Latvians LOVE their flowers. Rain or shine, you can always find a vendor on the street selling flowers. Tradition is that you should always buy or give someone an odd number of flowers unless you are buying for a funeral!

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