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FATHER FOREST. One man's work to creating Riga's most beautiful woods.

In the largest neighbourhood of Riga, there is the largest forest in the city. Little do we know it's been planted manually for decades after WWII on bare, naked, drifting dunes only due to one man's life-long perseverance. Welcome to the most scenic nature spot to visit this spring - Kleisti forest, and its warm-hearted father, ranger Pēteris Kupšs.

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