Summertime and the living isn't easy

  • 2003-07-24
  • Laimons Juris G
SALDUS - Gently rolling hills dotted with quaint farmsteads define the landscape as far as the eye can see. Occasionally you will spot a majestic stork tending a young one in its nest on top of a chimney or even a telephone pole. There is an old saying that it is a sign of good fortune if a stork nests on your property. But that outcome is pretty unlikely to happen nowadays.The Saldus district is located in the southwestern part of Latvia on the border with Lithuania, 114 kilometers from Riga. For the most part, the 39,000 people who live there are farmers. The breathtakingly beautiful coun...
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