|The Ethnographic Museum|
A many acre reconstruction of Latvian life in the 17-19th centuries.
Buildings included farmsteads, churches, windmills, fishing villages and other historic buildings.
During the summer artisans set up shop and you can eat and drink like a true Latvian.
Our visit was more like a walk through a snowy forest.
Aaron in the trees
The grounds were so quiet. We could hear the few birds that liked the cold including a woodpecker who seemed to be working in slo-mo
|The houses were built hundreds of years ago and moved to this location to be part of the museum|
One of several hardy cats we saw
|Our take-charge tour guide is in blue. At first I felt like we were at boot camp but she softened up. She knew her ethnographic history.|
|Bay of Riga resort area|
|There was lots of new construction in Jurmala. This is a new huge hotel|| Aaron in the frozen waves trying to chat up a seagull
(Sadly, it flew away)
|Elma and Ingrid walking to the sea||A cold wait for the bus back to Riga|
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