Blog Archive: January 2021

Hi! My name is Reinis Fischer (38), a proud dad and devoted husband. CEO and Founder of Terramatris crypto hedge fund, drone enthusiast, world traveler, photographer, book author and passionate lover of Georgian cuisine (vegetarian).

An ex-pat living in Georgia since 2011, I trade stocks, take photographs, work out at the gym, and many more. Here I write about travel, finance, and other things that might interest me.

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Forest House / Golden Fall / Ķemeri / DJI Mavic Mini

Another short from DJI Mavic Mini drone, with little post-processing done in Adobe Premiere Pro, applied some cinematic filters Filmed on October 24. Music by David Hilowitz - Equilibrium I Cello version

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How To Display Drupal 8 Block on all Taxonomy pages (taxonomy/term/)

Today working on my favorite website -, for a moment I faced a small issue - how to display block (s) on the default taxonomy/term page. I remember I was doing such tricks back in 2012 or 2013 and was wondering does it still applies in 2021, turns out -  it does! Here is the solution: on the Configure block page, under the Pages tab, enter /taxonomy/term/* and save Configuring Drupal 8 block Here is how our taxonomy term…

Drupal Development |

Jūrmala Self-Isolation

Here comes another weekly video, shot at the end of October 2020 in Jūrmala, while taking 10-day self-isolation Jūrmala self-isolation edition Another short from DJI Mavic Mini drone, with little post-processing done in Adobe Premiere Pro, applied some cinematic filters Filmed on October 17 and 20. Music by Scott Holmes - Motivational

Tourism objects |

Cēsis Castle

Cēsis Castle is one of the most iconic and best-preserved medieval castles in Latvia. The foundations of the castle were laid 800 years ago by the Livonian Brothers of the Sword. The most prosperous period Cēsis Castle experienced was during its next owners, the Teutonic Order. It became one of the key administrative and economic centers of the Teutonic Order in Livonia and was a seat of Landmeister in Livland. The first serious damage was…

Tourism objects |

Daytrip to Kakheti / Ujarma fortress / Alazani river / Vineyards in Georgia / DJI Mavic Mini

Here is another interesting drone video showcasing Ujarma fortress, Alazani river, and vineyards in Kakheti More fun with a drone or a day trip to Kakheti. Ujarma Fortress, stunning views of Alazani river and of course vineyards. October 3, 2020, taken with DJI Mavic mini Music by: Scott Holmes - Storybook

Travel guides |

Piltene Lutheran Church

Piltene Lutheran church is located in Piltene, some 20km from Ventspils. The church was originally built-in 1557. The pride of the Piltene church is gilded wooden altar and pulpit, organ with 9 stops, wooden images of XII century Apostles, benches, and separate lodges with doors with kettle-hinges. I first discovered the Pitlene church at the sart of 2021, while doing random wanderings in the area Pitlene church from a drone flight The…

Churches and Monasteries |

Gray Dune Area in Ventspils

Gray dune area in Ventspils is a part of “Preserving, Exhibiting and Developing Tourism of Culture History and Nature Heritage of Northern Courland” of the Ventspils Museum project, during which the creation of an infrastructure of the South Western part of the city was carried out, has been completed. A new parking lot and two new entries to the beach are currently available to the residents and guests. I first discovered the Gray dune area in…

Tourism objects |

Martkopi Monastery Complex from a Drone flight

Martkopi monastery complex is located some 30km from Tbilisi, Georgia. This place is best reached by car, but some could get here by hiking too, see: Hiking Route in Georgia - Norio Village - Martkopi Monastery Filmed with DJI Mavic Mini on September 23, 2020, Post-production in Adobe Premiere PRO Martkopi monastery complex, located just some 30km from Tbilisi I was told - they are sheltering some 100 people here. That's the true spirit of…

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Saint Simon's Church of Valmiera

Saint Simon's Church in Valmiera is one of the most noticeable objects in the city, located in the heart of the city on Bruņinieku iela 2. The architecture of St Simon's Church combines the Romanesque and Gothic styles. The church boasts 15th-16th century burial plaques of the city's notables, a pipe organ built in 1886 by a well-known European organ builder Friedrich Ladegast, and paintings on the pulpit and the organ loft made back in 1730.…

Churches and Monasteries |

December 2020 Dividend Income Report - $119.17

Welcome to the forty-fourth (#44) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks and peer to peer lending in December 2020. The last December we spent in Latvia, did several trips here and there. I kept playing with my DJI Mavic Air 2 drone, made some really nice HDR photos, hyper lapses, and more. Embūte church ruins From the perspective of dividend income - Last December was nothing special. My dividend…

Investments |

Valmiera Music school

Valmiera music school is located next to the Gauja river banks on Pilskalna street 3 (Valmiera) I had a chance to explore the area at the start of January 2021, while doing a day trip to Valmiera and Cēsis. Discovered by accident, I decided to make some photography from a drone in this area.  Here is what I got: Valmiera music school To learn more, please visit (in Latvian)

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Tbilisi Open Air Museum of Ethnography from a drone flight

Welcome to the new 2021. For this year I have decided to start a new project - one video a week / 52 weeks Without further ado, let's start with this cool cinematic circuit drone footage from the open-air museum of Tbilisi filmed back in 2020 Filmed with DJI Mavic Mini on August 29, 2020, Post-production in Adobe Premiere PRO Made my first 'fly-through', met some young Georgian dancers performing very cool Rachuli dance. Music by: Scott…

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