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Riga on foot: Explore old world charm on cobbled streets
09.05.2011 | International Business Times
Riga, the Baltic city and the capital city of the Baltic state of Latvia, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist spot in the region, as IRTimes.com reports.
Having travelled to the more popular European countries over the years it was a good change to see and experience a country that has a Russian influence or trying to get out of the Russian influence.
Russian tourists associate Latvian with ''Riga Black Balsam'', composer Raimonds Pauls, coastal dunes, the Baltic sea, church organs, sun, amber, singer Laima Vaikule, bilberries and the...
Last week, Latvian opera diva Kristine Opolais made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Magda in Puccini's "La Rondine" and her performance is praised by the audience and critics alike.
The Latvian movie ''Dream Team 1935'' (''Sapnu Komanda 1935''), which is about the Latvian basketball team which became the first ever European champions that year, has...