September 30th 2021 Today I (just about) arrived in Riga. Latvian border control was rough. I showed her my passport and she confiscated it. She called her mate and she took my passport into a room for a little bit. That was reasonably worrisome. I got in though. And Latvia is nice. Very nice actually. It’s more western than I imagined. More Scandinavian too. I guess it’s only the Baltic Sea away from Scandinavia. But yeah. Lovely place. Lovely people. I mean, none of the lovely people we met have actually been Latvian, they’ve all been Russian or Dutch or … Continue reading Riga