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Latvia looks to ecotourism for 'green shoots' of recovery

Latvia's Cape Kolka, already a popular destination spot, could become a showcase for the country's ambition to become a leader in "green" tourism, the Earth Times ewports referring to a news agency DPA.

Latvia's Cape Kolka, already a popular destination spot, could become a showcase for the country's ambition to become a leader in "green" tourism, the Earth Times ewports referring to a news agency DPA.

Every year, the cape and the surrounding Slitere National Park draw thousands of travelers. They come to the area - some 200 kilometers from the capital Riga - in hopes of catching a glimpse of the strange "cross-wave" formations that are created where the Baltic Sea meets the Gulf of Riga.

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