Among her many accomplishments, Lauma is a talented photographer, and it was she who persuaded me to upgrade my camera.
|That's our cruise ship in the harbour.|
At one point we went to the top of a church steeple to get a view of the city. Lauma encouraged me to use the powerful zoom feature on my new camera to focus in on those interesting roof lines.
|The Central Market with its four halls in the distance|
We ended our visit with a picnic in the park, and felt very privileged indeed to have Lauma, who speaks fluent Latvian, guide us through the shops, cafés and parks of this capital city.