Weekly Photo Challenge: UP

latvia Riga Snow covered roofs

Riga from the Church Tower:

Next stop was a trip to the top of a church tower to see the city from an elevated perspective and from here we could better appreciate the patchwork quilt of coloured roofs and pastel facades looking even more attractive under the snowy mantle that decorated them.  Luckily we didn’t have to climb to the top and there was an attended lift that raised us to the summit. 

We had ten minutes at the viewing platform which was about nine more than we really needed considering how cold it was with a bitter wind that felt like icy needles being driven into our faces; so we were careful therefore that we didn’t miss the descent when the lift came back to collect us and return us to the ground floor and back to the street.

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4 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: UP

  1. Love Riga – beautiful city.

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  2. Awww… thanks so much for this one, Andrew! Love it.

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  3. This is gorgeous! Okay, now I have to go here as well…will the trip wishes ever end! 🙂

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