Rīga and Kuldīga Autumn ColorsOctober 1996
Autumn is probably Peters' favorite time in Latvia--it's the best time
of year to catch up on lost sleep... the days are getting shorter, so the sun
isn't streaming in at 2:00am to wake you up, and the mosquitos are long
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Pedestrians scurry along
through cool autumn drizzle.
Milda, atop the Freedom Monument,
looks down on the golden autumn leaves
Dodging the raindrops with the Orthodox
Cathedral in the background
A view from one of the bridges over the canal.
A couple strolls along, enjoying their quiet
time together, thanks to the weather.
These figures dance gracefully and
joyously no matter what the weather!
This balcony, off Herder Square in Old Riga, still
exudes its grandeur despite the ravages of time.
Old Riga Street
Scurrying through the rain seems to be a theme!
Old Riga Street
A wide perspective down the narrow streets.
Pub and Consulate
The Irish Pub, across the street from the ornate
Jugenstil Italian consulate.
Everything is put away for the autumn and winter.
Food and drink will return in the spring and summer.
Sv. Janu Baznica
The spire of St. John's Church
The spire of St. Peter's Church disappears into
the fog and mist.
A closer view of the spire ascending.
A metal sign hangs on this obviously very old
wood building. How amazing it would look if it
A closer look at the sign.
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