Travelling Temaricious:Latvia ❶

English follows below.

旅するテマリシャス:ラトビア❶

バルト三国を暗記していた高校時代、忘れないように三国を上からエ•ラ•リと覚えていた。この意味のないエラリがこの歳になって、その真ん中の国ラトビアに旅することで経験を伴うエラリに。

ラトビア行きの多大なる影響は西荻窪で出会った手芸オタク達が毎年出かけていて、様々な自慢話をこれでもかとしてくるので見てみたいという単純なワクワクから。当然のようにフィンエアーを予約していた。

ラトビアに行く目的は年に一度開かれる民芸市。

どんな風景なんだろう。

楽しみは続く。

長時間の機内のお楽しみは手まり作り。

3 Baltic countries – I used to memorise name of each country with a made-up word “E-LA-LI” when I was teenager. How could I have known that this made-up sound “ELALI” was going to be a meaningful word after many many years later.

I have decided to go to Latvia because of my friend’s passion for the country. The friend from my local bar is also a keen handicrafter. Every June, she has been visiting Riga, the capital of Latvia, since 4 years ago. She showed me off how fantastic it was after every trip. When she mentioned about the coming year’s trip, I booked a Finnair flight as a matter of course.

The main purpose of this trip is to visit once-a-year Latvian folklore market taking place in a forest.

How would it be like in the forest???

I set off my long journey with entertaining myself by Temari making…

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