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Latvia's Burgeoning Spa Scene
04.03.2011 | The Wall Street Journal | Travel
From Riga's Old City to Jurmala's coastal resort, sporty masseurs find knots you never knew existed.
This country on the shores of the Baltic Sea lies on fertile plains covered by vast swathes of forest. Once part of the USSR, Latvia gained its independence on Aug. 21, 1991. The nation has one of the...
The capital of Latvia - Riga - is the largest city in the Baltics and has been an important Viking trade center since the 12th century.
A List of Latvian Castles. Every famous castle from Latvia has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today.