Latgale

Birthday in Latgale

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While editing the "Big Documentary Film 2022"  and while working with August 2022 video files - I made an additional, short film - a wonderful weekend, during which we traveled from Ječi to Andzeli - visiting Koknese, Varakļani, Rēzekne, Daugpili,…


14 Things to Do in Latgale

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In this article, I will share some notes and points of interest from our latest trip to Latgale at the start of August 2022. to celebrate my 37th birthday. Our trip actually started a few days earlier on the other side of Latvia. Since this Summer…


Guest house / Glamping Laimes taure

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Located in the village Vabole, the region of Latgale in Latvia, some 20 km from Daugavpils, guest house Laimes taure offers accommodation with a garden, water sports facilities, a terrace, and free WiFi. We booked this place for a one night stay,…


Basilica of the Assumption, Aglona

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The Aglona Roman Catholic Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Aglona is one of the most important Catholic spiritual centers in Latvia. I have visited Aglona cathedral several times and always have left quite inspired. If there…


Christ The King Mount

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Christ the King Mount (Kristus Karaļa kalns) is located near the Aglona Basilica in Latgale. This place have been opened to the public in 2006. Several large wooden sculptures depicting biblical characters can be seen here.  This is a great place…


Piloru oak grove

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Pilori Oak grove is located on the banks of Lake Ežezers in the region of Latgale. Total area is about 19.6 ha It is one of the rare oak groves in Latvia with a nature protection status granted already in 1928. The oldest oaks are around 300-400…


Lake Ežezers

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Lake Ežezers is located in Kraslava municipality, in Ezernieku and Andzeļu parishes. It is the richest island lake in Latvia and even in the whole Baltic region. There are 35 islands in a total area of 77.6 ha and 70 islands formations or shoals.…