Latvia with a difference
Latvia is one of the three Baltic States and is located between Lithuania and Estonia, in the North-East of Europe and at the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea. The landscape of Latvia is characterized by lowlands and hilly uplands. Most part of the country is elevated not higher than 100 m above sea level, with no high mountains but plenty of rivers and lakes. Latvia is one of NorthernEurope's most exciting places hidden away from the world's view for over half a century by the Soviet occupation. Prior to the occupation, Latvia was one of the most dynamic parts of Europe with exciting possibilities.