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|Riga Castle was founded in 1330 and is the official residence of the President of Latvia as well as home to several museums.||05/07/2006||1,194|
|Western Europe destinations dominate the flight map of Riga Airport.||02/14/2006||585|
|A small plane about to takeoff from Liepaja East in Latvia. Come to think of it, it doesn't actually look like its taking off, the angle of the front of the plane is wrong. But anyways, a little plane in Latvia.||01/12/2007||523|
|The Riga Radio and TV Tower is the tallest structure in the Baltic states. The tower was built between 1979 and 1986.||05/04/2006||1,919|
|The Riga Central Market was build from two airship hangars. These hangars came from the former WW I airship station Wainoden (Vaiņode), Courland. The two hangars were 240m long and had a volume of 70.500m³. They were named "Walhalla" and "Walther" and build by Seibert Company from Saarbrucken.|
In 1924 the hangars was bought by the council of Riga to build up the Central Mark...
|Salaspils concentration camp was established at the end of 1941 at a point 18 km southeast of Riga,in the country of Latvia. The Nazi bureaucracy drew distinctions between different types of camps. Officially, Salaspils was a Police Prison and Work Education Camp (Polezeigegfängnis und Arbeitserziehungslager). It was also known as camp Kurtenhof after the German name for the city of Salaspils. ...||01/05/2010||520|
|Between 1941 and 1944, 25,000 German Jews were deportated to Riga and killed in Bikernieki Forest. They were buried in mass graves in the middle of the forest. After the war these mass graves were found back and they are now marked with a remembrance column. There is also a central memorial. This memorial contains the names of the killed.|
|This is Riga downtown central train station. ||02/14/2006||549|
|In the middle of the forest this German war cemetery is located. It is used to bring together the graves out of the surrounding regions. There are now 2,412 graves on this cemetery.|
The names of 6,600 German soldiers who were buried in Riga but whose graves are covered with a civilian cemetery are written on columns. Also the names of 1200 died POW’s are written on separate colum...
|A pretty clear shot of multiple interference patterns created by ocean waves moving through breakwaters. Latvia.||05/01/2006||970|
|From here on october 18th. 1941 (1251 jews), more than 55000 Berlin jews were sent to the concentration camps of Theresienstadt, Riga, Lodz, Warzaw and later end 1942 directly to the death camp of Auschwitz where they were murdered from this station. To Auschwitz alone drowearound 35 trains with 17000 jews.|
This took place until march 27. 1945.
Of cause this track ...
|The Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov (originally named Tbilisi) is an aircraft carrier (heavy aircraft carrying cruiser (TAVKR) in Russian classification) serving as the flagship of the Russian Navy. She was originally commissioned in the Soviet Navy, and was intended to be the lead ship of the Kuznetsov class (also known as Project 1143.5, the Riga class, or the Brezhnev class) but th...||08/28/2006||1,520|