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Learning from a 13 years old boy

Besides being self-sufficient, some families were able to sell their own produce during the summer. We met one such family in Medeksioi – the Lembertais. Throughout the summer, Linas & his sister Milda will help out with his mother, Angelie … Continue reading

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Sedova … Pilioniai …

Rokas & Paulius are from the capital but have been spending their summer in their grandparents’ farm in Pilioniai Grandma digging for potatoes Having our lunch in Pilioniai. Although we had our own food, we were offered cucumbers and tomatoes … Continue reading

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Tom Sawyer’s nite in Lithuania

Since young we have been reading about Tom Sawyer but we never dream that one day, we can live like he once did (though he’s a fictionous character … haa). We slept on hay, yes! dried hay that is for … Continue reading

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Rainbow!

This could not have happen in Singapore…. a full semi-circled and bright rainbow! Wow … makes cycling on the lengthy roads so much more colourful Wouldn’t you like to be in the same place at the same time with us … Continue reading

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Radviliskis encounter

Being drew by the looks of tasty cookies (haha.. yet again!), we met a kind man and his wife… ‘Please come in and try some’… haha even before buying, we got some sampling! How can we resist the temptation!?! The … Continue reading

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Lithuania mama found :)

Putting the shadows passed us, we have arrived inLithuania. It was cold again, but our lady luck shone once more in upon us Our Lithuania mama! She was ever so lively and simply joyful to be around. She never allows … Continue reading

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May not be a misfortune afterall

Well, it’s not really that bad as I gave more thoughts to it. I believe at that moment, if something has to be taken, I’m glad it was my bag. Inside there are some clothes, though kind of sentimental and … Continue reading

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TAKEN …… in Jelgava

We rubbed shoulders with the Latvian Police on our last day in Latvia. While marketing and eating in Jelgava’s Citymarket, Sean’s rucksack was stolen from his bicycle. The whole police reporting ordeal lasted more than 3 hours as we engaged … Continue reading

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Latvian feast

Sigulda, a scenic town surrounded by greens. It was here we had our introduction to Latvian breads. A typical traditional brick house in Latvian countryside Kristine, granddaughter of our hosts in Sigulda explaining the various Latvian breads to us Homemade … Continue reading

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Fire Fighters for … 1 night

Our first night in Latvia was in Valmiera and we landed ourselves in a Fire station! (This page is specially dedicated to our 2 Fire Chiefs in Singapore – Kenneth Mak and Ivan Kwok!) A Soviet era fire engine. The … Continue reading

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