Letter to the Editor

  • 2003-02-06
ix what we haveI hear many talking about the need for more state spending on tourism and the promotion of Latvia. And I have to ask: Why would anyone spend a lot of money and their valuable vacation time to visit Latvia? Today much of what we can offer is post-Soviet decay, crumbling buildings and castles, marginal services, awful infrastructure, cheap beer and strip shows. The countryside might be unspoiled and attractive to backpackers, but the roads to get there are not safe for cycling or driving, and local drivers are dangerous to everyone. It's a circus! These attractions and accommod...
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