Latvia | Rīgas, Vidzeme | Sigulda, Valmiera, Carnikava, Cēsis | Gauja
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Behind Lejasciems the Gauja is no longer obstructed with HPPs and here can be enjoyed the natural flow of the river with a good stream. Paddlers will be spirited by Sikšņi un Vidaga rapids. Up to Vireši on the banks of the river can be seen dolomite outcrops. Further the river bed becomes sandy, it flows through bushy meadows. At this section Gauja in length of 23 km is border river of Latvia – Estonia, banks are sparsely populated.