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    The War Cemetery In Saldus With 22,000 Graves

    In the Latvian city of Saldus lies one of the largest German soldiers cemeteries outside of Germany. It’s also the largest war cemetery in the Baltic States. There are almost 25,000 German soldiers, mostly from World War II. More

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    Traces Of War on Latvian Beaches

    On the beaches of the Baltic Sea are today remnants of what would constitute a defense in a war. A war in which, in the worst cases, nuclear weapons could decide the winner. Welcome to Liepaja in Latvia – And the former closed military city Karosta! More

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    Legal And Illegal Prostitution in Europe

    Legal prostitution is a hot potato and often discussed, especially in Sweden. In Europe differs a lot between the countries. This applies to both laws and attitudes. The Netherlands and Germany have a notorious liberal view of the sale and purchase of sex. But how does it look in the rest of Europe? More

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    The Invisible Border Between Latvia & Lithuania

    We have previously written about borders that are nowadays only visible on the map. Here is one more example. The picture above shows the border between Lithuania and Latvia. More

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    Latvia Liepāja: The Tsar’s Abandoned Fortress

    The Latvian coastline has been the site of many fierce battles. The Russian Tsar Alexander III founded this military town that was named Karosta. This is the southern fortress, built by Alexander III to protect Liepāja and Karosta from enemies. More

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    All About Blood Alcohol Content When Driving Abroad

    Driving and alcohol never have anything in common. Different countries have different views on how much alcohol you can drink before you are or not allowed to drive, or rather how many parts per thousand, it may be in the blood. More

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    Secret WW2 Bunker In Latvia

    The tracks from World War II can be found in different ways. After some research, I found a secret WW2 bunker of historical value in Latvia. More