Chisinau

Reflection #524 – Statue of St. Stephen in Chișinău

Moldova

Situated in the middle of the downtown area of Chișinău, the capital city of Moldova, stands this statue and memorial to their best loved king, St. Stephen. St. Stephen ruled for 47 years, longer than any other monarch dedicated to […]

Reflection #505- Barn Door in Moldova

Moldovan Barn DoorMoldovan Barn Door

When I was younger I loved to read spy novels. Invariably these spy novels took place in cold, barren Soviet countries. Moldova is such a photogenic country, full of my visions from old spy novels. There was scene after scene […]

Orhei Veichi, The Site to Go to in Moldova

Interior of the Pestere Monastery

Another Should-be World Heritage Site About an hour north of Chisinau is one of Moldova’s most famous and important tourist sites.  Unbelievably, it is not yet on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List, but it is on the list of […]

Moldova? Where’s that?

MoldovaPork Toscan with mamaliga

An Unknown But Great Destination That was the response I got when I told people where I was going for a long weekend.  A small country sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine, not too many people have heard of Moldova.  Even […]

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