Nostalgia. I was looking at a photo of the first ever iPod the other day and thought back to theRead more
This list looks at rather unfortunate parts of Western history in the 18th century.
Today we place high value on personal hygiene but back in the day people could go from cradle to grave without ever immersing themselves in water.
Many people believed that bathing was unhealthy and that soaking in water, especially hot water, would let disease enter the body.Read more
Apocalypse. This is one of those subjects that sell tabloids. Many researchers and journalists continue to find something new aboutRead more
Dracula. If you want to know the horror story, then read on! Wallachian commander Vlad T,epes, (Impaler), whose residence wasRead more
Jurassic period. If Jurassic Park had an aquarium scene, and actually featured more animals from the Jurassic period, liopleurodon probablyRead more
Castles Complex. A moat is a deep, broad ditch, typically filled with water. Tthat surrounds a castle, building or town.Read more
What do Latvians commemorate on November 11 ?
And how do we do it?
Named after a mythical Latvian hero, Lāčplēša day is a tribute to the freedom fighters who made the greatest victory in Latvia’s military history possible.
November 11 – The German Empire and Allies of World War I sign the armistice, which marks the end of World War IRead more
Riga invites you… From 11 am on Sunday, 18th August, an event called “Ri-ga’s Stories of the Centuries inRead more
Exhibition Alternative fashion… Exhibition “Alternative fashion before the arrival of gloss, 1985-1995” showcases the history of alternative fashionRead more
Old Art Photo…
I thought it would be interesting to look back in time with this extraordinary collection of color photographs.
After the invention of photography it became clear that its main problem is lack of colors.
So masters who coul colorize photos for exhibitions and print publications were found really quickly.Read more