Κυριακή, 7 Φεβρουαρίου 2010

Winter in Latvia and Greece





Currently it is winter in Latvia and Greece. Since Latvia and Greece are countries with different climate, for that reason the perception about cold is different.

This year the winter in Latvia is particulary cold and sterm, but on the other hand it has presented us with wonderful natural landscapes. The average temperature in this winter is about 15 degrees below zero. As it is every winter, inhabitants of Latvia spend their weekend on a hill skiing or snowboarding, however this year these activities have acquired bigger popularity. Also in our city Aizpute you can enjoy different winter activities as well – sleeding, skating and hockey.


Winter in Greece is considered a very special period of the year. The average temperature this winter in Greece is 4 degrees above zero. Altough, in Greece it snows rarely, when it is snowing, inhabitants of Greece enjoy it fully. When it is snowing, they gather outside and enjoy the snow by playing. Even adults are involved in these snow games. Despite the cold, they do the same things which people do in other European coutries in winter. There are some skiing centres near Athens, such as Parnassos and Kalavrita. They often visit the city centre, which is adorned with decorative trees and lights. The view is pretty spectacular...


Although the climate in Latvia and Greece is different, people in both countries enjoy the gifts what winter us gives – the beautiful nature and cheerful activities. This season helps us remember the childhood...



Gerda Petersone, Fabio Abazaj

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