Dragons and Giants July 5th 2012 After breakfast with an obnoxious and brash Aussie, I walked down to the canal to take a boat trip. The 100 year old historic boat, though solar powered, were running late, and only arrived after waiting forty minutes! However, it was a delightful tour of the canal and harbour although there was no commentary.
I then met a local guide (Aija Tamsone) who took me on a three hour walking ... 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
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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