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Rest and Relaxation in Riga, a Baltic Vacation topped off with a Terrific Trade Show

November 28, 2016  
House of Blackheads, Riga, Latvia

Contrary to its dermatologically unsavory name, the House of Blackheads (Latvian: Melngalvju nams, German: Schwarzhäupterhaus) is a bright-faced, stunning beauty; a cultural gem in the glittering crown of Latvia’s capital, Riga.  True, it was bombed flat by Nazi Germany on June 28, 1941, and swept into the dustbin by the Communists in 1948,… Read more »