Rundale Palace is one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Latvia. We had a guided tour through the different rooms of the palace – the white dance hall, the galleries, the small cabinets with Chinese and Japanese porcelain collections. Although Latvia is a poor country it managed to reconstruct most of the palace which was put in ruins during World War II.
Rundale Palace has a big park attached to it. It is a typical baroque park with strict geometric forms. I sat down on one of the benches, bathing my eyes in the green colour of the lawn and the trees. For one short instance I thought I could see one of those 18th century princes and princesses clad in beautiful clothes walking by.
But this moment went by and I found myself in the present again…