Tag Archives: Sister cities

Great Goats in Coats! FERMAT rams the competition in Poznan, 6-9 June 2017, at ITM POLAND 2017 / MACH-TOOL Polska

May 22, 2017  
Poznan Goats

Nothing could be better for the adventurous machine tool tourist and travelling extraordinaire in western Poland than to slip by Poznan and take in the modern wonders of FERMAT’s own innovation, technology, and machines, i.e., FERMAT’s exhibition of its horizontal boring mills and cylindrical grinders at ITM Polska, in Poznan,… Read more »

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 »