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Glad to FINALLY see a forum on Latvia!

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Glad to FINALLY see a forum on Latvia!

Post Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:28 pm

We moved here about 5 months ago and I was desperate for information. All is well and it has actually been a fairly easy entry into a different society/culture. So, if anyone has any questions, I would be happy to try to answer them or point you in the right direction.
Cheers,
Jan

 

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Re: Glad to FINALLY see a forum on Latvia!

Post Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:02 pm

hi there slojan so nice to Finally have someone participating in the latvia forum, i was the one who got it here after a short campaign Smile

Where are you originally from? and who have you come to live with in latvia.

You can find out a little more about me/us in my other post.

Im guessing you live in riga, what do you do for employment?

hehe so glad someone is finally on the latvian section !

 

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Re: Glad to FINALLY see a forum on Latvia!

Post Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:45 pm

Well, Callan, thanks for your activism! Now, we will have to see if we can get it going.

I am a LT expat, originally from the US, but have been in Europe now for the last 11 years. We have lived in Slovenia, Hungary, Switzerland, Portugal and now, Riga. DH job moves us around so that is why we are here.

We like it here so far, but miss some of the things we had in the other countries, mostly the beautiful nature that was within walking distance and easy running for the dog. It´s not so easy here.

 

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Re: Glad to FINALLY see a forum on Latvia!

Post Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:41 pm

i recommend that you visit Sigulda, if you drive its easily within reach of riga looking at about 1 1/2 hour drive and its worth it, its a national treasure as well as a international and national tourism hub! Also when the weather picks up come spring summer, you can get cheap flights to the coastal city of Liepaja, can take flights there each way for less than 20e !

We drive there as its a nice scenic journey but considering the flight would be around about 30mins why not fly ! Smile

 

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