If you look at the bridge there is a wedding party performing a Latvian tradition. The bride and groom are attaching padlocks (etched with their names) on the bridge. There are a few more bridges around the city where couples do this.
Alone In Riga August 15th 2006 Alone In Riga
5:54 am and I am onboard a train to Oslo airport. It’s strange to think this may be the last time I will ever be in Norway (unless of course my Norwegian friends give me an excuse to come back!). It’s crazy that one year has already gone by. So much has happened this year. I feel like I’ve grown by leaps and bounds and pray that God continues to refine me and teach me even ... read more
Europe » Latvia » Riga Region » Riga 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