Blog Archive: December 2015

Sieksāte Church and Monastery Complex Under Construction

Tourism objects 31 December, 2015 seen 321
"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won't you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? Luke 14:28 There is to be constructed a new Lutheran church and a monastery in Sieksāte Latvia. In…

Campsite Kurzemes Pērle

Lakes 30 December, 2015 seen 355
Campsite Kurzemes pērle is located in the beautiful and picturesque surroundings just 200 meters from the Sepenes Lake. I discovered this place doing a random driving around spectacular places in Latvia. Just after Podnieku Lake and…

Expo Georgia Exhibition Center in Tbilisi

Tourism objects 29 December, 2015 seen 1,233
One of my first memories from Georgia are very related with Expo Georgia Exhibition center, back in April 2011 when I first arrived to Georgia, just shortly I had an opportunity to visit a fair held here - Caucasus Tourism Fair. Back then…

Recreation Center Near Tirelu Lake - Pastaiga Mākoņos

Lakes 28 December, 2015 seen 313
We were just randomly driving around beautiful Latvia and headed here just after had a stop at Podnieku lake. This place is pretty popular and well known for locals and huge was our surprise when we noticed a turnpike which stopped our…

Kafe Bari Zodiako in Telavi

Restaurant reviews 27 December, 2015 seen 1,035
Kafe bari Zodiako, most probably in English would sound as Cafe - bar Zodiako, but I really enjoy the Georgian version. Kafe bari Zodiako is located in town of Telavi (Region of Kakheti) in Republic of Georgia. This place was recommended…

Operation - Saving Swans

26 December, 2015 seen 299
That happened in Summer 2015 on a highway connecting Liepaja with Riga in Latvia. We were returning home from Liepāja and enjoyed a newly constructed (renovated) Liepāja highway, when suddenly we had to stop our car because of a Swan…

East Point Shopping Mall in Tbilisi

Shopping Venues 25 December, 2015 seen 3,133
There is a new and modern shopping center recently built and opened for public in Tbilisi. Meet East Point. Located in suburbs of Varketili (neighborhood of Tbilisi) next to Kakheti highway on the road to Tbilisi Airport. More than 150…

Christmas Charity Winter Fair in Tbilisi 2015

Events 24 December, 2015 seen 483
Christmas charity Winter Fair was held in Tbilisi's Radisson Blu Iveria hotel on December 5, 2015. Winter fair was organized by International Women's Association Georgia (IWAG) and as in all previous year we paid a visit here and bought a…

Minimum Wage Set to Rise in All Baltic States in 2016

Investments 23 December, 2015 seen 2,865
There have been some positive improvements for raising the minimum wage in all three Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania) in recent years. And there are more to come. In 2016 minimum wage is set to rise in all Baltic states.…

Podnieku Lake Near Kalvene in Latvia

Lakes 22 December, 2015 seen 431
Podnieku lake is located close to the Kalvene in Western Latvia. We headed here while returning back from Liepāja (probably we were eating paella's and empanadas at Tex-Mex Klondaika restaurant prior). This lake seems in past has been some…