Category Archives: Latvia

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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Horse riding crash course

While riding into Valmiera, we chanced upon a horse riding ranch… Sean traded in his alloy steed for the real steed Swee Kian’s first try on horseback Horse stable This stable has more than 127 years of history

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