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Overview

  • 105 references 78 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Latvian, Russian; learning German
  • 54, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • IT training project manager
  • Teachers Training College
  • From Riga
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Enjoy every moment of life and discover the world and people around us

ABOUT ME

I have always been fascinated by getting to know people from other cultures. Previously I traveled only for business trips. Some years ago I discovered how great is to travel just for fun and vacation, and see new people and new places! As well, I like to host visitors, arrange things and organise events, e.g. make guests feel good in my country.

PHILOSOPHY

I believe things happening to us each moment are the best possible, we just have to see it. Unfortunately, we often realize it only afterwards. Try to stay positive and enjoy every moment. A small drop of water contains the whole universe as also the human soul. Love changes everything... And good humour always helps:)

Interests

Traveling and moving always!!! Fond of any seasonal sports - country/downhill skiing, ice/roller skating, bicycling, walking, swimming, badminton, dancing and reading. I am singing in a choir for many years. And I love so much alternative traveling and discovering world by reading books in English, Latvia, Russian - whatever works for the moment:) In 2013 surprisingly managed 20 books...

  • birds
  • books
  • singing
  • dancing
  • walking
  • gardening
  • reading
  • traveling
  • skiing
  • sports
  • swimming
  • badminton
  • business

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Enia, U2, Brainstorm, Cosmos, Sting, Simon&Garfunkel, Hendel, Beethoven, Mozart, Annie Lenox, Bruce Springsteen, Queen, Sinatra, Bob Dilan, Armstrong, Amr Diab, Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista Social Club, Nora Jones

Books: Paulo Coelho, John Grisham, John Irving, Arundati Roy 'God of Small things', Nicholas Sparks
Latest books read: 'Until I find you' by John Irving; Eva Heller 'Der Mann, der's wert ist'; Milan Kundera 'The Book of Laughter and Forgetting', 'Immortality', Paul Arden 'Whatever you think - think the opposite', 'God explained in a taxi ride', Nadeem Aslam 'Maps for Lost Lovers'- this amazing book, my world would be poor without it! Rani Manick 'The Rise Mother', Daniel Glatauer 'Gut gegen Nordwind', Susanna Kulbek 'Ofelia learns to swim', 'Madame kommt heute spater', Domnica Radulescu 'Train to Trieste'

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Seeing every spring the life coming out from ice and cold, amazing.. Growing something in the garden... Hearing birds singing in the countryside in the middle of summer...

Teach, Learn, Share

We learn from every person on our ways

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