And Jurmala, the big, beautiful beach only a short train ride from Riga:
From Vilnius: New friends Cathy and Casey from Northern Virginia; we discovered common interests in music and textiles.
Textiles at Trakai in Lithuania:
Pub night at U Flecku following Mike's book reading at the Globe bookstore. Beer! Imagine that!
For a student perspective on the program, you can visit Michael Collins's blog. Michael is an avid photographer, as you will see.
Among the gifts we received from the students, both this year and last year, is alcohol (left to right): Black Balsam from Latvia, red wine from Georgia, Unicum from Hungary, white wine from Romania, vodka from Ukraine and vodka from Belarus.
When we started this blog, one question we raised is "what did you buy?" Part of the answer is yarn. Lots and lots of yarn.