COM Projects. This quick reference fold-out on card stock is a Soviet-era work priced in kopecks and including references to the Baltic Soviet republics reminiscent of Latvju raksti—Ornement Letton , which was offered as a subscription series by the State Printing House from to and also published in three volumes. We have assembled our collection from multiple sources. It's worth noting the illustrations of folk costumes in the Concise Encyclopedia of the Latvian SSR are virtually identical to those shown here. The cover's background shows a traditional weave pattern; inside are an illustration of a full folk costume and various details: shirt blouse , shoulder and cuff embroidery, bodice, brooch, and shawl. The flip side provides a brief overview in four languages: French, English, Russian, and Latvian.
The Ultimate Riga, Latvia Museum Guide - Ferreting Out the Fun
Do you like to go to museums when you travel? I often seek them out in an effort to dig deeper into the cultures of the places I visit. What major historical events shaped the current society? Who were the best local artists and what did they create? When a city has as many quality museums as Riga, Latvia, it can be difficult to decide which to prioritize on a short trip. There are literally dozens to choose from!
While often this mode of operating results in disaster and sets me up for a multitude of misadventures, once in awhile it works its magic and lands me in a place that blows my non-expectations away. Riga, Latvia was one of these places. I often wear a silver ring with small red stones in the shape of a diamond that I bought one day at a street market in Riga in My decision to travel to Latvia was one that I made according to my principle of expectation-free travel.
Aspazija is the Latvian transliteration of Aspasia. Aspazija was born and raised in a wealthy peasant family near Jelgava in , where she studied and was active in youth organizations. She left gymnasium during the last year of studies, and in married Wilhelm Max Valter. Later she became interested in literature , mainly by German authors.