Ski resorts in quandary without snow

  • 2012-01-18
  • By Emi Pastor
RIGA - A winter sports business is quite difficult to run in a year where the snow has only appeared in the middle of January, much later this year than in others, when the first snowflakes start to fall in November. The delay of the temperatures heading below zero, the blanket of snow, and ice covering canals and rivers, has been unusual. After Christmas, sales of coats and boots at discounted prices arrived in the shop windows, while snow lovers were left looking for reasons to buy. Along with them were managers, owners and employees of the Latvian winter resorts who were also wai...
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