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Cesis Live Cam, Latvia

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Cesis – quiet, comfortable and very beautiful city, where life goes steadily and slowly. TsesisKray located in the central part of Vidzeme, in the territory of the Gauja National Park, not far from Sigulda.

The area around Cesis – a picturesque hills, pine trees, bending Gauja – all that surrounds one of the oldest cities in Latvia and impresses with its amazing beauty. The very same Cesis is a city with a history vosmivekovoy, where the ruins of an ancient castle preserved, centuries-old trees, which give the place a special charm, spirit and atmosphere of the distant antiquity and medieval mystery.

Medieval ruins in the park, which was opened after the restoration of the New Palace, plenty of cozy cafes and narrow cobblestone streets … In the palace park summer opera performances held in the open air festivals, and in the ruins of the castle at night again showed a movie. In the most ordinary days you can shoot a bow and a party to go to a jeweler, antique jewelry masteryaschego.

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Mersrags Live Cam, Latvia

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Mersrags (Latvian Mērsrags.) – Locality in Latvia, on the west coast of the Gulf of Riga, the center of Mersrags region. The village crosses the road P131 Tukums – Colca. Mersrags Port specializes in the export of timber.

The name of the village gave, located in the northern part of Mersrags promontory jutting out into the sea more than any other Cape coast of the Gulf of Riga.

Not far from Mersrags it is one of the biggest lakes in Latvia – Engure. Mērsrags is located in the nature park of Lake Engure, famous places for bird watching in the trostnikoi overgrown coastal meadows, Mersrags Cape and Cape Pekrags, and closed (2014) the territory of the lagoon to the south of the port. A settlement also extends Mersrags channel from the lake in the Gulf of Riga.

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Ogre Live Cam, Latvia

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Ogre – a young Latvian town from a historical perspective. It is located on the Daugava River, near its confluence with the Ogre River, just 35 kilometers from Riga. Beautiful countryside, which is located in the town of Ogre, surrounded by mountains, forests and rivers, quickly became a favorite place of rest of Riga.

Ogre is one of the few cities in Latvia, which developed as a resort and a place of rest. Already in 1862 a new bathing resort was opened here. Most popular he was in the 20-30 years of the XX century.

Until 1917 it was known as a wonderful place Oger. And in 1928 Ogre became a town. The houses here were built since 1861, when the railway opened Riga – Daugavpils. They live in Ogre about 27,000 people. Ogre is one of the few cities of Latvia, became famous in Soviet times throughout his vast Russian jersey, which was formed long queues everywhere.

At present, about the emergence of the name of the city there are two versions. According to the first, more romantic, Russian Empress Catherine I, a native of Latvia, he loved to eat eels, which its soldiers are mined in these parts.

The word “acne” gradually turned into Ogre. According to the second, more realistic version, the word formed from the Livonian word “voog”, which means “river”. And since, the second version is more than real, still occur in the region of Urga River Norupite, Lebina, Maza Jugla.

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