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Put Riga, Latvia on Your Bucket List
On the plane ride on my way from lively, sunny Madrid, I was not looking forward to visiting Riga, Lativa but I had to go for work. I had imagined a gray, cold, dull city.
02.08.2011 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men
This summer, from June 30 to July 10, three Latvian cities – Riga, Liepaja and Valmiera will host the prestigious 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men.
The following is a press release from "Turkish Airlines":
A large-scale, sunset-colored painting by Daugavpils-born (southeastern Latvia) painter Mark Rothko fetched USD 86.9 million at auction Tuesday, setting a new record for any contemporary work of art, and...
Despite previous estimates, the organizers of Big Cleanup Day say that approximately 210,000 persons actually participated in the event this years.