July 2015

Guest House "Garīkas" in Latvia

  • Guest House "Garīkas" in Latvia

    Published: 31 July, 2015 seen 777 Tourism objects

    Although this post should probably go into hotel review category, taking into consideration that I haven't stayed here overnight I'm listing this place under tourist attractions. And here are few reasons that made me think that Guest house Garīkas is worth not only of (perhaps) a lovely stay but as well for some good landscape photography. At first - Garīkas are famous shitake mushroom growers in Latvia, secondly they feature a lovely watch tower here and third... they have a cobbled driveway. Guest house Garīkas is located in Courland (region of Latvia), Skrunda district, parish of Rudbārži…

Bandžēni Farm

  • Bandžēni Farm

    Published: 30 July, 2015 seen 683 Farms

    Now, some of you already of you know my love of different agricultural farming things, like once I visited a dairy farm in Georgia, then I visited a fish farm (again in Georgia), this time I visited an agricultural company in Latvia - meet Bandžēni farm. Bandžēni farm in Courland Greenhouse for seedlings Greenhouse for tomatoes Seedlings Gazebo at farm Now, that's for sure - a decent farm must have a decent gazebo Gazebo at farm ..built on artificial island and connected to mainland by a lovely wooden bridge Bandžēni farm In a shor conersation I made with the owners of this farm I…

Cafe Bordertauna Close to Saldus

  • Cafe Bordertauna Close to Saldus

    Published: 29 July, 2015 seen 692 Restaurant reviews

    Cafe Bordertauna (Bordertown) is located in the Novadnieku parish in distance of some 3 km from Saldus city. I visited this place after a Kutaisi - Vilnius flight and then Vilnius - Mazeikai transfer. At time I visited cafe Bordertauna some local banquet were held on site and kitchen was closed, the only chance to get something was from salad bar. Cafe Bordertauna Cafe Bordertauna Billboard is saying - tasty, fast dinner Salads and a soup at Cafe Bordertauna The Bottom Line Pretty good place for hungry ones traveling by Mazekai - Saldus highway, you can always get something here.

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport

  • David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport

    Published: 28 July, 2015 seen 2,621 Airports

    Kutaisi airport or David the Builder Kutaisi International airport is a major hub for entering (or leaving) Georgia for cheap. It's mainly served by low-cost airlines Wizzair and connects Kutaisi with Vilnius (Lithuania), Warsaw, Katowice (Poland), Budapest (Hungary) and some other airlines offering flight to - Kiev, Minsk, Moscow and I believe to Istanbul as well.  Kutaisi airport, sometimes referred also as Kopitnari airport is actually not located in Kutaisi but in distance of some 20 km from Kutaisi, the best option to get to Kutaisi city from this airport is by taxi (such drive should…

Hotel Edemi Review in Kutaisi, Georgia

  • Hotel Edemi Review in Kutaisi, Georgia

    Published: 27 July, 2015 seen 1,096 Hotel reviews

    Before arriving to Kutaisi I didn't search for any hotels online to book, just because of... it's Georgia. And in Georgia you can find a hotel once you are on site, and the best of all - I really like bargains, so...after we arrived at Kutaisi (we had a plane in next morning to Vilnius) and just left our Tbilisi - Kutaisi marshrutka opposite to McDonald's I was lucky enough I met a familiar taxi driver Nugzar. In short I explained that I would love to get to the Kutaisi Old Town, and if he could recommend some reputable hotel for under 100GEL per night, that would be excellent. Nugzar …

Tbilisi Central Railway Station

  • Tbilisi Central Railway Station

    Published: 26 July, 2015 seen 4,982 Railway / Bus / Ferry

    Tbilisi Central Railway Station is a major transport hub in Georgia, serving many domestic and two international routes: Yerevan (Armenia) and Baku (Azerbaijan) Originally built in 1872, Tbilisi Railway station has undergone various architectural transformations, and currently serves as a combined railway station and shopping mall. The current station building looks like some grand Chinese pagoda made in concrete. Tbilisi Central Railway station Major rail lines from Tbilisi central station: Batumi ( with stops at Gori, Khashuri, Kutaisi, Zestaponi), Borjomi, Sadakhlo (Marneuli), Gardabani,…

Riga International Coach Terminal

  • Riga International Coach Terminal

    Published: 25 July, 2015 seen 1,055 Railway / Bus / Ferry

    Riga international coach terminal or bus station is a major traffic hub in Latvia and Baltics. I last time visited this place and used Riga - Vilnius coach transfer and then departed from Vilnius to Kutaisi. This coach terminal is situated in the heart of city, close to the Old Riga and Riga Central Market. In fact I was surprsided to learn that here you can make really interesting landscapes.  Riga International Coach Terminal View to St. Peters Church in Old Riga Iron Bridge, National Library of Latvia and coach terminal Very interesting perspective View to the Riga Central Market About…

Dali Cafe & Art in Riga

  • Dali Cafe & Art in Riga

    Published: 24 July, 2015 seen 865 Restaurant reviews

    Dali Cafe & Art is located in Spikeri quarter in Riga, I visited this place at night before leaving Riga (right next on the corner from this place is Riga bus station) and headed to Tbilisi (a long way, via Vilnius and Kutaisi). The night I visited Dali Cafe was the Eurovision song festival night, and folks gathered here of watching it. Dali Cafe in Riga Located in one of the brick houses of Spikeri quarter Interior at Dali Cafe Menu at Dali Cafe We order some coffee and a beer and in total paid some EUR 10.00 - a little bit above average to Riga prices, but pretty ok Paintings at…

Spikeri Quarter and Promenade in Riga

  • Spikeri Quarter and Promenade in Riga

    Published: 23 July, 2015 seen 887 Tourism objects

    Spikeri quarter and promenade is recently renovated neighborhood in Riga and it has all chances to become a very popular tourist spot in Riga. This place is closely located to Riga Central market (I will write about in anytime soon), Riga International Bus station, Railway station and of course Old Riga. I visited this place for a very short time prior to waiting a bus to Vilnius (Lithuania) and then heading to Kutaisi (Georgia) at the end of May, 2015 Spikeri Quarter in Riga This quarter is one of the city’s epicentres of events and cultural festivals like White Nights, Staro Riga, Riga…

Dzintari Concert Hall

  • Dzintari Concert Hall

    Published: 22 July, 2015 seen 753 Entertainment

    Dzintari concert hall is popular throughout Latvia as a place where concerts and other events are held, where outstanding artists have been performing for almost for 70 summers now. I discovered this place by accident during my cycling Jūrmala ride. I stopped my vehicle in front of this place just to rest and decided to photograph this venue site as well. Here is what I got: Water fountain in front of Dzintari Concert Hall Entrance gates at Dzintari Concert Hall Dzintari concert hall I really enjoy its wooden architecture Cultural monument - Dzintari concert hall According to the…

Cycling in Jūrmala (Bicycle Tourism)

  • Cycling in Jūrmala (Bicycle Tourism)

    Published: 21 July, 2015 seen 951 Outdoor Activities

    Welcome to another cycling series post - this time about cycling in Latvian beach resort city Jūrmala. Actually it has been a while when I last time sat on my bicycle back in Tbilisi, Georgia. We headed to Jūrmala city just shortly after the 3rd Eastern Partnership Business forum which was held in Riga. We stayed overnight at the lovely hotel Dzintars in Jūrmala and got a free bike rental at our hotel.  Bicycles we used back there in Jūrmala were more some hipster style (not professional) but it was a fun. I didn't used any tracking devices to track my route, but instead I made some great …

Average Salary In European Union 2015

  • Average Salary In European Union 2015

    Published: 20 July, 2015 seen 174,820 Investments

    My previous post about average salary in European Union for 2014 generated some buzz on social networks (Facebook, Reddit, Twitter) and on other websites, in total it has generated more than 15,000 page views. I decided to compare how does average salary have changed a year later. Update: Average Salary in European Union 2018 And I found following; Average median salary has decreased for about -1.3% in European Union in 2015, resulting in EUR 1470 / USD 1631 down from EUR 1489 / USD 1861 in 2014. The average salary in European Union 2015 Rank Country 2014   2015           USD NET EUR Net USD…

Blog Monthly Online Income Report - June 2015 - $602.96

  • Blog Monthly Online Income Report - June 2015 - $602.96

    Published: 19 July, 2015 seen 1,460 Online Income Reports

    Welcome to the 18th online income report. In this post I will speak about earnings I have made in month of June solely with my blog (www.reinisfischer.com). I like to call this phenomena - a smart passive online income.  In case you are wondering why should someone publish online his/her earnings - the answer is pretty simple - I like transparency and these reports help me to observe my progress or bounces. Hopefully they can inspire you as well. Total numbers: In June I earned in total $662.96 what is an increase for 52.90% if compared to previous month (May) when I earned in total $433.59.…

How To Setup CKEDITOR For Drupal Website

  • How To Setup CKEDITOR For Drupal Website

    Published: 18 July, 2015 seen 2,674 Drupal Development

    In this tutorial you will learn how to setup a CKEditor for your Drupal website + how to enable a few very neat modules - like IMCE for Image upload, Spell checker and Word count. Since the beginning (almost since) I created my blog (www.reinisfischer.com) I have been using TinyMCE text editor for creating and editing blog posts. But lately I have found that CKEditor might be somehow a bit better text editor for my blog. I'm not against TinyMCE, just CKEDITOR seems a bit better text editor. What is CKEditor? CKEditor is the far superior successor of FCKeditor. The editor has been rebranded…

Georgia Expat Photography Club

  • Georgia Expat Photography Club

    Published: 17 July, 2015 seen 1,838 Living in Georgia

    Recently Johann contacted me with his idea to create a photography travel club in Georgia. Since I have been into a photography for the first day I got my first personal digital camera (it's some 6 years probably) - and for the last 4 years I have been living in amazing, very rich of spectacular views, country of Georgia which I have traveled around a lot (See my Georgia travels map) - I was just eager to promote his idea, to make a fun and entertaining community, fuelled with beautiful pictures of Georgia. The Bridge of Peace in Tbilisi, photo by Johann Kritzinger I quickly come up with the…

Blog Traffic Report - June 2015 - 22,569 Users

  • Blog Traffic Report - June 2015 - 22,569 Users

    Published: 17 July, 2015 seen 814 Blog statistics

    Welcome to the 21st blog traffic and statistics report. Since the very first month of my blogging career I have created a monthly blog statistics and starting January 2014 a blog income reports.June was the absolute best in traffic numbers yet. For the third time I managed to crack the 20,000 user milestone and did set a new personal record (yet) - 22,569 monthly users. I first cracked 20K milestone back in March and May (2015). Technically speaking my traffic numbers have been around 20K since the start of 2015.Blog Traffic Report June 2015 Source: Google AnalyticsJune comes with a 8.29%…

Responsive Learning Web App - sales.wilsonlearning.lv

  • Responsive Learning Web App - sales.wilsonlearning.lv

    Published: 16 July, 2015 seen 949 Portfolio

    Recently I was contacted by a long-term customer (Wilson Learning Baltics) with a request to build a responsive web learning application for their business needs. This was quite an easy task for me, in fact I have been built a similar web app for this customer some time ago already. I was provided with an example site on global learning portal, see it here CSP Mobile APP and asked to localize this app into Latvian. In fact all the localization task was already done and I was provided with one large .docx and .pdf file (.pdf just a mirror version) with all texts translated, so it was my…

Hotel Dzintars Review in Jūrmala, Latvia

  • Hotel Dzintars Review in Jūrmala, Latvia

    Published: 15 July, 2015 seen 900 Hotel reviews

    Dzintars hotel is located in Latvian beach resort city Jūrmala - very close to the nations capital city Riga (some 30 minutes drive). The reason I chose this hotel is plain simple - my brother works as a concierge here (family ties) and this hotel is among cheapest available in Jūrmala (and by saying cheapest I mean - it's a value deal) I first visited Dzintars hotel back in 2014 or 2015 and since then have stayed here several more times. Hotel Dzintars in Jūrmala Guest can enjoy a free parking on site Meal at Hotel Dzintars restaurant A really tasty and affordable meal here  Bike rental…

What's Aperture And How To Control It

  • What's Aperture And How To Control It

    Published: 14 July, 2015 seen 1,155 Digital Photography School

    With this post I'm starting a new and hopefully very interesting blog category - Digital Photography School on my blog (www.reinisfischer.com). The reason that made me to create such new category is simple - some time ago I bought my first DSRL camera - Canon 1200 D (in US it's marketed under Canon Rebel T5 brand), read my first impression of this camera: First Impressions Of Canon EOS 1200D Camera With 18-55mm Lens Canon EOS Rebel T5 Digital SLR Camera Kit with EF-S 18-55mm IS II Lens Manufacturer CANU9 Part Number 9126B004 Price…

St. John's Church in Saldus

  • St. John's Church in Saldus

    Published: 14 July, 2015 seen 628 Churches and Monasteries

    Some time ago I visited a lovely town Saldus (located some 100km from capital Riga), one of the main sights here is a church - St. John's Church of Saldus. As usual I took my camera and made a few shots here. The altarpiece at Saldus St. John's church Author of this altar painting is made by J. Dering (19th century). Read more: Churches in Saldus  Saldus St. John church This church building is the oldest building of the town and the first stone made church in Saldus built in 1615, but re-designed by Wilhelm Neumann and rebuilt at the end of 19th century. Marketplace near church During my…

Top 15 Best Selling Notebook / Laptop Computers - July 2015

  • Top 15 Best Selling Notebook / Laptop Computers - July 2015

    Published: 13 July, 2015 seen 2,540 Online Shopping

    July comes with a new leader in best selling laptop list - meet Amazon's Fire HD tablet. Among 15 popular laptop / notebook models in July you will find HP (HP stream series laptops), Acer (Chromebook), ASUS, Toshiba, Lenovo and even Apple brands.  For many older models a Free Upgrade to Windows 10 is available Most of the best selling laptops come with a budget price (well, probably that's the reason they are so popular and best selling), in July you can get a new tablet under $100, a new chromebook for about $170, and a new decent laptop for about $250.  If I were into a buying mood right…

How to Signup For Bluehost Web Hosting Affiliate Program

  • How to Signup For Bluehost Web Hosting Affiliate Program

    Published: 13 July, 2015 seen 4,349 Blogging

    Right, after a few successful months of doing affiliate marketing I decided to test a new affiliate program - Bluehost web hosting affiliate. In this post, I will guide you how to register for a new affiliate account on Bluehost and hopefully start earning some dime there. Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to Bluehost.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Bluehost site, I will earn an affiliate income at no cost to you.  Here is what Bluehost is saying about their affiliate program: Promote Bluehost on your website and receive $65.00 per referral.…

What Is Minimum Wage In European Union 2015

  • What Is Minimum Wage In European Union 2015

    Published: 12 July, 2015 seen 55,634 Investments

    A year ago I created a blog post about minimum wages in European Union in 2014, that post generated a lot of views (more than 20,000 page views) and some buzz (got shared on Facebook, Reddit, and many other websites) Update: Minimum Wages in European Union 2018 I decided to look back and compare how does minimum wage has changed in European Union member countries a year later (2015) Minimum wage in European Union 2015 In short - minimum wage has been increased almost in every country, with the exception - Ireland and Germany. Germany is a newcomer to the minimum wage list this year. The…

Best Recommended 9 Ordino Hotels in Andorra

  • Best Recommended 9 Ordino Hotels in Andorra

    Published: 11 July, 2015 seen 812 Hotel reviews

    Ordino is a small and the most northerly parish in the Principality of Andorra located very close to the nations capital city Andorra la Vella. I discovered this place by accident about a year ago. Back then I was looking for Andorra la Vella hotels, but I even didn't noticed that we have been already left Andorra la Vella and were located in this charming province. We booked on site a lovely and very cheap hotel Gaspa. Read: Hotel Gaspa Review in Ordino, Andorra Since I'm planing to return here someday I decided to list some of the most recommended hotels in Ordino, Andorra, according to…

How to Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header Nginx

  • How to Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header Nginx

    Published: 11 July, 2015 seen 12,888 Servers

    The other day I visited tools.pingdom.com to test performance for my blog (the one you are currently reading) and I did fine I have a two bottlenecks: Remove query strings from static resources Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header I managed to handle query string issue for static resources and then I headed to find a solution for the Specify a Vary thing. Since it's not a Drupal related issue I did some search regarding Nginx and I soon found excellent solution on stackoverflow.com How to Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header Nginx  Inside the server { of the domain/subdomain that you want…

Cheap Drupal Hosting - Starting $3.95/mo - Bluehost

  • Cheap Drupal Hosting - Starting $3.95/mo - Bluehost

    Published: 10 July, 2015 seen 1,540 Servers

    I believe there are many articles out there about best/cheap/fast... you name it - Drupal hosting. In this article, I will provide a simple review of a very known hosting company - Bluehost - 100% compatible with Drupal.  Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to Bluehost.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Bluehost site, I will earn an affiliate income at no cost to you.  I have been working core with Drupal since 2009, prior to that I developed websites on WordPress. Then I made a major switch, because of WordPress couldn't handle what I was…

How to Remove query strings from static resources Drupal

  • How to Remove query strings from static resources Drupal

    Published: 10 July, 2015 seen 3,943 Drupal Development

    A very long time have been passed since I have covered some topic over Drupal development, sorry for that.Today I would like to show how one (perhaps you) can remove query strings from static resources (and I'm speaking of CSS resources exclusively)Time after time I'm heading to tools.pingdom.com just to test how my blog or some other project I'm working with is performing. I got a pretty good scale of 78 (out of 100), two things were reported has a room to improve:Remove query strings from static resourcesSpecify a Vary: Accept-Encoding headerAnd I started searching for options to improve…

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Skrunda

  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Skrunda

    Published: 9 July, 2015 seen 685 Churches and Monasteries

    History of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Skrunda dates back to 1668 as stated on official Skrunda municipality website. I took my camera and went to memorize this place.  Skrunda church Bell tower of Skrunda Church Back view of Skrunda Church Burial near Skrunda church According to the inscription on the cross - pastor Johann Daniel Goldmann is buried here Skrunda church I hadn't a chance to enter this church (ups, doors were closed) but according to Skrunda municipality  the pulpit and the altarpiece of Skrunda church were installed at the end of the 18th century, but the organ of…

Skrunda Cultural Center

  • Skrunda Cultural Center

    Published: 8 July, 2015 seen 680 Entertainment

    Right, I just made this name - Skrunda Cultural Center what is a direct translation from Latvian Skrundas Kultūras Centrs. I wouldn't probably mention this place on my blog, but since lately I have been travelling around Skrunda a lot, I decided why not?! Another reason I'm listing this place here - you can get a free high-speed Wi-Fi internet here (at least I managed to get some). Seriously speaking - Skrunda Cultural Center is a great place where locals gather to participate in different hobby groups, like singing, dancing, theater play (you name it) - and probably some major events are…

The Stender’s Bar&Club in Kuldīga

  • The Stender’s Bar&Club in Kuldīga

    Published: 7 July, 2015 seen 662 Restaurant reviews

    I believe soon I will have a complete list of Kuldīga restaurants, but prior that I would like to introduce you another interesting place in this charming Curonian city, meet The Stender's Bar & Club.  Stender's Bar&Club is located on charming street in Kuldīga Its address is Liepājas street 3 Menu desk at Stender's Menu at Stender's Bar Interior at Stender's Daily dose of Coke Served with ice Poster at Stender's Restroom Yes, I even take my camera to restrooms Outdoor patio at Stender's place Outdoor patio at Stender's place Or me learning my camera Meal at Stender's Meal…

Hot 15 New Laptop / Notebook Releases In 2015 Q3

  • Hot 15 New Laptop / Notebook Releases In 2015 Q3

    Published: 6 July, 2015 seen 4,337 Online Shopping

    Do you call yourself an early technology adapter, new technologies are just meant to you? Or Probably you are just looking to replace your old laptop/notebook with a brand new one,  something that will serve for coming years? In this article I have listed top 15 hot new laptop / notebook releases on Amazon, released on 2 second quarter of 2015. Please note this list contains affiliate links to Amazon.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I will earn an affiliate income from that. Prices for laptops listed on this page is…

Home Remodelling - How It All Starts

  • Home Remodelling - How It All Starts

    Published: 6 July, 2015 seen 1,803 Home Remodeling

    Recently my better part and I became a lucky home-owners, we went through a long and bureaucratic procedure to inherit a house in scenic place in a very remote country. The house is in a very bad condition and asks for a lot of investments - one of the primary things we are looking to do next - is to change a roof (it is leaky), to dig the well, draw in water and to connect to the electricity. Since it requires a lot of money and a lot of time I decided to start a new blog post series - Home Remodelling - to document progress. Update: After a few years and a couple of thousand investment we…

Širhans - Azerbaijani cuisine in Riga, Latvia

  • Širhans - Azerbaijani cuisine in Riga, Latvia

    Published: 5 July, 2015 seen 1,165 Restaurant reviews

    Širhans (Shirhan) is a lovely restaurant serving Azerbaijani cuisine located in the suburbs of Sarkandaugava in Riga, Latvia (Meža Prospekts 90). I visited this place just shortly after a visit to Riga Zoo. If you just like me enjoy Caucasian style cuisine you will enjoy this place. Although I must admit I'm very found of Georgian cuisine (Read my Tbilisi restaurant reviews) - this time I was pleased with Azerbaijani cuisine also. Thus take into consideration - to enjoy a real Azeri cuisine - you must visit land of fire. The local versions are usually adopted to local customer tastes.  …

10 Best Andorra la Vella Hotels

  • 10 Best Andorra la Vella Hotels

    Published: 4 July, 2015 seen 955 Hotel reviews

    I first visited Andorra in the Autumn of 2014, during a week long travels across Spain and Andorra. You can read my first impressions of Andorra or enjoy a spectacular views we had during our drive here from a Spanish resort city Sitges.Since Andorra is a super tiny micro state, we even didn't noticed that we have drive trough Andorra la Vella and back then we stayed overnight in province of Ordino. Read my hotel review of Hotel Gaspa in Ordino.Andorra is a great destination for outlet shopping, and you can get a hotel in Andorra for outlet prices as well. Please find 10 best hotels (…

Riga Zoo

  • Riga Zoo

    Published: 4 July, 2015 seen 1,243 Entertainment

    Riga Zoo is a city-owned zoo in Riga, Latvia. It is located in Mežaparks neighbourhood next to the Mežaparks park, on the western bank of Ķīšezers lake. Riga Zoo houses around 4000 animals of nearly 500 species and is visited by 250-300,000 visitors annually.  Ocassionaly I love visitin Riga zoo, in this article some of my pictures and data when I visited Riga Zoo together with my mom at the start of May 2016 I took my DSLR camera with myself and captured more than 600 images here, just 17 survived to you my dear reader. Entrance gates at Riga zoo Riga Zoo is located in a lovely…

Bluehost VS Linode - Which VPS Hosting To Choose

  • Bluehost VS Linode - Which VPS Hosting To Choose

    Published: 3 July, 2015 seen 3,294 Servers

    For a prelude, I have been a core Linode VPS user for the past last 3 years. Currently, I'm running 4 separate Linode VPS (on one of them this blog is running). I'm paying a pretty solid amount of money to Linode each month. And of course, I'm a proud Linode affiliate. That's actually a reason why I decided to wrap up a blog post comparing Linode to other VPS provider, and this time I have chosen Bluehost VPS. Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to Bluehost.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Bluehost site, I will earn an affiliate income at no…

Dobele Castle Ruins

  • Dobele Castle Ruins

    Published: 3 July, 2015 seen 695 Tourism objects

    Right, lets speak about a topic I like a very much - Castle ruins. Recently I visited Dobele Castle Ruins (Republic of Latvia) and spent here some 30 minutes trying to make some decent photos of this place. History of this castle dates back to the 1335 AD. But prior to that there was another castle (Read more at the end of this post) Fortification walls of Dobele Castle Fortification walls of Dobele Castle Dobele castle ruins Dobele castle ruins Here I laid down in the grass and experimented with a photography. Personally I have found this technique gives me best photos in case I'm not…

Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church

    Published: 2 July, 2015 seen 658 Churches and Monasteries

    I was surprised to learn that this church is more than 500 years old. Prior I learnt that I was even more surprised to learn that Dobele town has a lovely historical centre. This church is located just next to this historical centre. I took my camera and tried to make some great pictures here. Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church I believe all is said with just this one photo. Just marvellous. Entrance at this church Info table This church is now already 520 years old Back view As usual in Latvian churches, the doors were closed (some construction works were held inside) and I hadn't any…

The Historical Centre of Dobele - Marketplace Square

  • The Historical Centre of Dobele - Marketplace Square

    Published: 1 July, 2015 seen 663 Tourism objects

    Dobele is a small town located in historical region of Zemgale in Latvia some 60 km South West from nations capital city Riga. One thing a tourist should visit while in Dobele definitely is it's historical centre - marketplace square. In recent years this place has gone through some renovation and last time I visited it - it looked just amazing. Well if you are hoping to see both old and new architecture, like it's for example in German city Bonn's marketplace, then no - you wont find here any skyscrapers. For some reason I got this feeling that time at this place has stood still from some…