Blog Archive: March 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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Vilgāle apt update: Window Casing, Drywall ceiling


Now, when the floor is poured in and hardened enough, contractors continued works. As usual, we spent these days in Jūrmala and communicated with contractors only via phone. I really love it. Next month we are planning to leave for Georgia, and I hope all will keep going as smooth. The only thing that concerns me - I have a little cash drag now…

Former Archaeological Museum Building in Tbilisi from a Drone Flight


The former Archeological Museum Building in Tbilisi is a great example of Soviet architecture in Georgia. I was first introduced to this place by amazing Brutal Tours back in 2017. Music by: Scott Holmes - Inspirational Outlook Filmed and post-processed: September 20. 2020

Vilgāle Apt Update: Windows replaced, New Floor with underfloor heating installed


At the end of February, I got a call from the windows guys, informing me that windows are fabricated (in Poland), delivered to Latvia and they are ready to install them. We agreed they will install them on Monday morning. As we kept spending our days in another part of Latvia, I asked to send me the final images. After windows were replaced, a…

Narikala Fortress & Mother Georgia from a Drone flight


Narikala Fortress and Mother Georgia are one of the most visible tourist attractions in Tbilisi. It was at the end of August 2020 - I made a sort but lovely drone footage (DJI Mavic Mini) at both of these places. Narikala Fortress & Mother Georgia Circuit cinematic flight around St. Nicholas church Music by: Scott Holmes - Together we stand…

The White Dune At Saulkrasti


The White Dune is one of the landmarks of Saulkrasti, on the Vidzeme gulf coast. The dune offers a splendid view of the sea, the mouth of the Inčupe River and the vast beach. Probably, best visited in Summer, we made a short visit here in February 2021 The White Dune formed as the wind drove beach sand over the clay silt of Baltic Ice Lake. Its…

Gergeti Trinity Church from a drone flight


Gergeti Trinity Church is a must-have to visit destination in Georgia. The church is located at an elevation of 2170 meters, under Mount Kazbegi some 160 km North of the nation's capital Tbilisi Gergeti is one of our favorite spots in Georgia, as a rule of thumb, we try to get there at least twice a year. Many thanks to Nata Avsa and Johann…

Vilgāle Apt update: Wall plastering, Wiring, Preparing to Install Drywall for Ceiling


Here comes another quick update from renovation works at our Vilgāle apartment This week contractors have plastered most of the walls, finished wiring, and have started to prepare to install drywall for the ceiling. Just like in the previous weeks - I was absent from the works and spent our days in Jūrmala Master bedroom under construction…

Batumi Botanical Garden from a Drone flight


Batumi Botanical Garden is a must-have to visit tourism attraction site when in Batumi. Botanical Garden is actually located at the place called Mtsvane Kontskhi ("The Green Cape") within a distance of some 10 km from Batumi city on the Black Sea shore, it is one of the largest botanical gardens in the former Soviet Union. With kiddo at the…

Ice Fishing on Lielupe River


It has been already the second winter we are spending in Jūrmala, and there is one cool thing we have noticed while driving to Riga via Lielupe bridge (next to Rimi) - Ice Fishing on the Lielupe River Ice fishing is the practice of catching fish with lines and fish hooks or spears through an opening in the ice on a frozen body of water. Ice …

February 2021 Dividend Income Report - $62.69


Welcome to the forty-sixt (#46) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks and peer-to-peer lending in February 2021.The last February we spent in Latvia, did some huge progress with our apartment renovation works in Vilgāle. Torn down walls, get electricity wiring, new windows installed and new floor with…

Guest House Laidi


Guesthouse "Laidi" is located in a beautiful place in the Kuldiga region. The guest house will welcome everyone who wants to relax from the daily rush, enjoy a swim in the beautiful pond or organize any important celebrations. We found this awesome place as it offers a sauna rental for just EUR 40 for about 3 hours Guesthouse Laidi Situated…