An Album of Riga
The Car Museum. Gaunty may think Audi is posh, but this is a posh Audi - a Horch from the Nazi era.
Stalin sitting in his 7.5tonne ZIL Limousine
A rare Opel car
Krushchev with his state Limo
A pre-War Audi V16
Brezhnev crashed his Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow in the streets of Moscow in 1980. Here is the very car in the Riga Car Museum
No pride here. City authorities objected to last year's Gay Pride event, so the Gay community painted these icons over Riga
Selling Fruit and Veg outside the Zeppelin sheds
Fresh Cherries for sale outside a Zeppelin Shed
Fresh Oranges for sale outside a Zeppelin Shed
Fresh Zuccini for sale outside a Zeppelin Shed
Zeppelin Market. In the 1920s Zeppelin built aircraft in these buildings - there are about 6 like this. They did build Airships, but biplanes. Today these Zeppelin sheds are used as a huge market
Fish Market within a Zeppelin Shed
The roof of the Zeppelin Sheds
Smoked Fish for sale within a Zeppelin Shed
Fresh Fish for sale within a Zeppelin Shed
Selling fresh fish within a Zeppelin Shed
Typical Architecture of the Soviet era in Riga
Soviet style flats. 5-storeys only to avoid the expense of having to put a lift in.
Oh the Soviets loved their concrete
Each balcony has been customised
More Soviet 'style'