Mārupīte river in Arkādijas park

Arkādijas park is one of picturesque parks in Pārdaugava, left bank Riga. It's nicely decorated by the curves of Mārupīte river, it's flow you see in this photo.

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Artilērijas iela 15

Artilērijas street 15 is a modern apartment (with some shops and offices too) project in Riga centre. It looks like the bulding is trying to resemble Riga's historical architecture in a contemporary way, it's not intrusive and also not outstanding - nor in good, neither in bad way.

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Barona iela 93 - "bear building"

Tenement house on Barona and Tallinas street corner, which is built in 1907. Interesting accent is it's bear sculptures.

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Out-Of-Riga Sunday: Vidzeme heights

Here comes the autumn view over beautiful Vidzeme heights area, this one taken from highest hill in Latvia, Gaiziņkalns.

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Railway and library

View to National Library backside from one of Torņakalns bridges, today.

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Gaujas iela

Autumn alley of linden trees in Čiekurkalns. Despite of impression, it's not as peaceful and romantic walking place as it looks, because next of it is major traffic infrastructure with endless flow of transport.

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View from Doles island

This time a different, interesting place in Riga (technically even outside it's borders) from where I haven't published any photo yet. It's a Dole island which is located on Daugava river, in southern part of the city, between it's right and left banks. Dole island is not isolated, it's reachable by land transport (connected to Riga ringroad A5) but at the same time it's a oasis of nature and peace, with a built-up of private houses, resembling a rural village. This is a view towards right bank of Daugava, and the lights are coming from Riga HES (hydroelectric power plant).

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This daily photo blog offers you Riga - a city in Northern Europe, the capital of Latvia. There are people who call Riga one of the most beautiful cities they have seen, and there are others who think completely opposite. And both of them is right - Riga is The Beauty and The Beast in one, a city with 1000 faces. Are you ready to meet it's Soul?

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I'm urban and rural landscape enthusiastic photographer from Riga, Latvia. Photographing has become like addiction to me and when there are good weather outside, I take my camera and bicycle and go to picture hunting. ------------------------------------ The use of any photos from this page without my permission is PROHIBITED. If you are interested to use my photos for commercial or other purpose, please contact me by the e-mail: ikars.kublins@photoriga.com.


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