17 Oct 2018


Dome Square in Old Rīga in August. A total of 149 bears, symbolizing UN countries demonstrating for peace, was a gift from Germany on Latvia's centenary.The blue one represented Belgium.

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In contrast to its smaller neighbours, Riga goes all out with a buzzing atmosphere and impressive Art-Nouveau architecture. Together with Grace our tour leader we went on a walking tour through the city.

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Handmade Jewelry Haven said...

I just love your Latvian Bears!!
Thanks for sharing!

- Lisa

Angie said...

How wonderful it would be if all 149 countries were as passionate about peace as these bears! And thanks for your recent visit to my blog.

mamasmercantile said...

The bears were a delight, I pray for Worldwide peace.

Beth F said...

Love the bears!

William Kendall said...

Very colourful bears!

Tamago said...

I love the Cat House in Riga :-) The bears look very cheerful!

Maribeth said...

There was a Bear like those in Berlin outside a restaurant. I immediately had Uschi take my picture! It must have been an impressive sight to see all of those Bears in person!

Jane said...

Great images, thanks for sharing :)

susan said...

THOSE bears are awesome. They made me smile. And the reason they are there is even more awesome. Thanks for sharing highlights.