These dinky gates is a doorway to the embassy of the United Kingdom in Riga at 5 Jura Alunāna street
In case UK citizens will decide to quit European Union during the referendum next year, this place will be surrounded by queues as many Latvian people live and work in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and other countries of the the Foggy Albion.
The building of Riga School #40 was built in 1905 in Art Nouveau architecture style as apartment building The school's history started in 1946 when it was opened under number 79. After 6 years, in 1952 it was renamed to Riga 40th School (see former 40th School). Rīgas 40. vidusskola is famous for its good education. A lot of rich children are being educated here, e.g. the son of the former Latvian Prime Minister Godmanis is studying here as well.
I guess everybody likes the Prodigy, at least did at some point. Their fifth album Invaders must die is the reason why they came to Riga today again. Unseen show for Latvian capital makes Rigans think that artists are absolutely insane. Or Maybe they are? :)
Most probably these lovely romantic writings on AB Dambis are devoted to some person living at Kugu iela 26. In the beginning there was only You are my #1, then I can't live without you appeared, and only then banal I love you was written. These lyrics are being updated approximately each 4-6 months. What do you think, who is more able to do such things: a man or a woman? :)
This sign post, located at Perses iela, shows distances between Riga and world cities. Moscow (Maskava) 841 kilometers Brussels (Brisele) 1455 km London (Londona) 1674 km (1040 miles) New York (Ņujorka) 6751 km (4195 miles)
Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) is much closer, just 10 meters, but lately more and more people leave the country for developing and investing in somewhere else. Such ideas are visiting me quite often as well. What about you, my friends?
The name of this gentleman with the spouse is George Armistead, the most notable mayor of Riga through its all history. During his rule 1901-1912 Riga has been changing a lot. He is the person who wasn't afraid to change Riga look, destroy wooden houses and build new building in Art Nouveau style. He had built many schools, hospitals, central market, had setup a Riga Zoo.
Rīgas 34. vidusskola (School number 34) is located next to Botanical gardens in Ilguciems area. It was opened in 1946 as School #40 and in 1952 was renamed to #34. Nowadays 34th school is recognized in Riga as English School. The name English School means that this school gives an extra education in English language. There is also German School in Riga.
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