Heading North for a Taste of the Baltics July 1st 2009 Greetings!
Since last writing, we've returned home to reality, but we are determined to finish our blog entries ... so here we go.
From Chisinau, we caught a cheap flight to the northern Baltic outpost of Riga, Latvia. Riga's reputation as a destination for British stag parties precedes it, so we weren't alarmed when we arrived in Old Town to the sounds of drunken raucousness. Indeed, the ma ... read more
Europe » Latvia After a brief period of independence between the two World Wars, Latvia was annexed by the USSR in 1940. It reestablished its independence in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Although the last Russian troops left in 1994, the status of... ... read more
After both spending four years at law jobs in the States, we decided to pick up and travel around the world last October in search of adventure and whatever else comes our way. We plan to be abroad until summer of 2009. If you want to subscribe to this blog, you can click on the blue "Subscribe" button below, and you'll get an email when we post something new.
We've decided to divide the labor on this blog. Eric (Jub) will do most of the writing and Anna will handle the pictures and editing. Please drop us a line if you have ideas or tips for us as we travel along. We love hearing fro... full info