Posts tagged as wonders

Travelers discover local tourism wonders in Latvia

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

With border restrictions, many Latvians have taken to local tourism. Both travelers and tourism businesses say numbers of Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian tourists have risen dramatically, Latvian Radio reported July 29. Owners of campsites and guesthouses say they get many travelers who have originally planned to go somewhere exotic but wound up here in Latvia instead. And, it turns out, local tourism is a wonderful discovery for many. ”We had…

Plant wonders: Nutritious Nettle

Monday, May 25, 2020

Nettles (Urtica urens) may be harder to harvest but certainly worth the effort. Expert and doctor of pharmaceutics Vija Enina talks about the extensive use of nettles. Leaves can be harvested on their own, or the whole stalk can be taken. Nettles do sting, so it is suggested to use gloves. Spread out in a thin layer on a sheet of paper (not a newspaper) or clean cotton fabric. Stalks…