Riga, the capital of the three brothers

Kā vecie svilpo tā jaunie danco. (Latvian proverb)
translation: The young ones dance as the old ones whistle.

titleriga-01I like starting my posts on the blog with quotes, lyrics or even proverbs that somehow remind me of my time in the city and this Latvian proverb does just that. Back in April, due to a certain singer being in town, I had the chance to visit Riga, the capital city of Latvia. The concert was a blast, the young people of Riga definitely know how to party, on the other hand I will never forget the old woman standing at the crossroad near our hotel singing to make a little money; she was there day and night, in sunshine and during the bitter cold evenings… Continue reading