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Pages from Latvia

Liepāja and Riga (2009)

Map of LatviaThis map is from the Lonely Planet web site, a fine source of travel information. Click here to learn more about traveling in Latvia (it will appear in a new window.)

Cruising in Latvia

We found a weather window and headed east to Latvia. This is the first stop this season where we really were stymied by some of the language and cultural differences. Here's an example: who knew that one of these restroom doors is right and one is wrong? We learned quickly, from experience. Oops.

Restroom sign

Here's a site that explains a lot about Latvia. Nothing about restroom signs, though.

Click here to hear the national anthem

Click on the flag to hear Latvia's national anthem. To stop it, refresh the page.