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Kipsala island in Riga - example of Russian Historic building  
   

Kipsala island in Riga - example of Russian Historic building

Riga II

July 7th 2015
Today we biked about 15 miles for a total of 472 miles. Warm, but not hot. No rain but breezy at times. After breakfast, wondered about some. Met at the Bike shop for our 2 planned bike tours today. Marcus, who is a transplanted Aussie, took us on a tour of the Kipsala, the Citadel and Art Noveau neighbors. Looked at redevelopment and refurbishment of Russian Wood Historic homes. Most have b ... read more
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Latvian Flag 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
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Tot: 1.994s; Tpl: 0.028s; cc: 8; qc: 11; dbt: 0.0054s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb