Getting ready for Līgo

As I wrote yesterday – tomorrow is Līgo. And if the weather will be nice – we will celebrate it. About Latvian traditions on Līgo and Jāņi, you can read in my previous post.

I’m a busy bee today. Time to clean caravan and get ready for tomorrow’s celebrations. First things first – I have to get cheese (Jāņu siers) recipe from my mom and buy all the ingredients to make it. I thought we will be back home by this time or far far away from where time flies and no one cares about Jāņi ;). I will make cheese tomorrow morning to get festive.

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Also, our plan is to bring girls to the meadow and make head wreath together. My girls don’t know how to do that. I guess I was only 5 when I learned how to make a wreath and did it every Jāņi and later on in the summer.

Later at night, we plan to make a fire. But it depends if it will rain or not. So, that’s our plan. My brother and Ilona will be on the boat trip along the river untill late night.

I hope to remember few Līgo songs and teach them, to Nelle. We’ll have quiet and nice time together.

Ilze


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