Nicky looking fine outside some cathedral or other
The Blackheads Gallery in central Riga
St Peter's Basilica in Riga
The Wooden Horse of Riga (with Alexander the Great)
The Latvian Statue of Liberty
Santa on a stag night in Riga
The ex-home of the Latvian KGB
Old Riga from the bridge
'Our' castle in the Latvian countryside
'Our' palatial bed - cheaper than a Dorm in Riga!
Castle kitchen - Nicky was there I assure you
The feature stairwell.
View from the Castle Lake
Lord of the manor
The peasants are revolting
Climbing an upside down tree. Art in the castle grounds...
We had the whole place to ourselves - all 30 odd rooms.
No servants around so had to whip something up myself. Notice the cool tiled stove in the background.
Banquet hall table
Watercolour picture in the guestbook, now thats dedication
Thanks for the paints Iain & Georgie!
Throne room. Need to lower Nicky's chair...
Katia and Xena (the castle caretaker) at the Estonian border
Another pedestrian border crossing