Monday, August 26, 2013

Countryside Photodiary

These photos are really overdue as I went to the countryside about 3 weeks ago, but I've been quite busy so I only got to them now. I'm definitely a city girl and my biggest dream is to live in the very city centre so that I could just wake up, pull on some clothes and have breakfast at Starbucks (*fingers crossed for London during my training year*)! However, I think anyone can admit that it's also nice to get away sometimes from all civilization, enjoy the nature and get stung by mosquitoes (okay, that's not too nice actually..) I've added all the photos in the order so I can explain you everything properly.
First few photos are at my dad's uncles place, if you have been reading my blog for a few years you might know that we always make sure to visit them and their lovely gardens. They had just got a new little puppy that was 2 months old so most of the time we spent playing with him as we was just so funny and confused and hyper. They also have a neighbor dog who is always visiting them and swimming in their lake. After that we went back to my grandparents place near the beach and obviously to the beach itself. I didn't take too many photos there and I have already posted my beach "outfit" photos, haha. As you can see my brown dog likes relaxing on the beach! She's not too keen on swimming in the water, though!
The pictures after the beach are when we went to visit some historical sites, for example the spy tower and the old abandoned soviet city. The Russians were building these kind of places all over Latvia but then the Latvians threw them out at some point from this place before they even finished the houses, so you can see that the balcony's have no railing, there are no doors or windows, plenty of holes and the whole thing is grown into lots of grass. We saw a lot of cigarette packets and beer bottles (all looking relatively new) so I think people probably go to these places to have parties. Personally, I'd be quite scared! These houses could fall apart for all we know. In the last photos I'm on top of the lighthouse - it was very nice to enjoy the view above the whole forest and straight to the sea. I have a moderate fear of heights, but we were there for quite a while and I adapted to the height after a while. Hope you like the pictures! I will soon post another similar post reflecting on my whole experience this summer in Latvia in general!

12 comments:

  1. Wow i love this photographs :) really nice :)

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  2. Fantastiskas fotografijas!!!Un zvēriņi arī tik skaisti safotografēti!:)

    Anete,
    FIF

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  3. Hello. :) I absolutely love this post and the pictures are amazing. I love all your fashion related posts but I'd love to see more of posts like this as well. <3 Keep up the good work.

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  4. These photos are just gorgeous! I love your sunglasses too :) x

    roshjourney.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. LATVIA LOOKS SO BEAUTIFUL

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    1. I'm so happy you think that, thanks for the comment! :)))

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  6. The abandonned buildings reminds me of the Chernobyl disaster. There was a nuclear catastrophe in the 1980's and the whole town of Chernobyl had to evacuate the town because they would have died. The whole town was abandoned ever since and if you click on google Chernobyl from Ukraine, you'll see like houses, schools, buildings abandoned. Quite fascinating!! Have you ever heard of Chernobyl?

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    1. I thought exactly the same thing when I first got there. I would be quite interested to visit it someday :)

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  7. Noo, they're one of the oldest pair of jeggings i own! I got them like two years ago:p

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