Travel Blogs from Chisinau, Moldova

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BL #37: Tour a Communist-Era Monstrosity, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

BL #37: Tour a Communist-Era Monstrosity

A travel blog entry by pwong

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Nicolae Ceausescu was both a madman and a megalomaniac - perhaps his most infamous project was construction of the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest, the World's second-largest building trailing only the Pentagon. Construction started in 1984 and ...

BL #39: Give Up On a Place, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

BL #39: Give Up On a Place

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... same heat, and then wait on the side of the road for an hour or two in the heat until a minibus takes me back to Chisinau?  Hell, noooooo!!! After missing out on Cricova yesterday, I decided to simply cut my losses with Moldova and - wait for it - ...

30 Years Old and 100 Days In, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

30 Years Old and 100 Days In

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... publish a full Chisinau update at the end of our time here, but wanted to mark these joint milestones with their own blog post. This will definitely be a birthday I remember--spent in Chisinau of all places, and falling on the 100th day of our dream ...

Monthly Thoughts From Dennis Part III, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Monthly Thoughts From Dennis Part III

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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It didn't match up exactly with the calendar, but for the most part, March was Africa Month on this trip. We had a wonderful time on that continent, but I think by the end of the month Whitney and I were both happy to move on to Europe, ...

As Long As the Russians Don't Invade..., Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

As Long As the Russians Don't Invade...

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... wanted to be friends with them (and their adorable dog, Messi), too. Other highlights from our first few days in Chisinau include cooking several family dinners to eat with Michael, watching more Champions League games at Lauren and Nelson's house, going ...

just follow the golden arches..., Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

just follow the golden arches...

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... . Their signage is often better than any put up by the city or tourism boards. There is only one bus a day to Brasov from Chisinau at night so eventually I grabbed a taxi to take me to the south bus depot...my driver has a cousin who lives in Toronto ...

Chisinau (kish i now), Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Chisinau (kish i now)

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... Daniel and I grabbed a coffee in the city before we departed in different directions. I'm not sure what I was expecting from Chisinau. Moldova is the poorest country in Europe. I was expecting something similar to what I saw in Asuncion, Paraguay. Horse ...

Secret Hostels and Border Guard Bribes, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Secret Hostels and Border Guard Bribes

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... was Full Bright recipient and he had a good head on his shoulders.  He filled my head full of information about Moldova and I filled my stomach full of local brew.   I ended up eating at ...

Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Chisinau

A travel blog entry by tilman

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... and so on. Some offices later I got my stamp. UFF!!! What a day.     The remaining hours I explored Chisinau (strange city, every second building is an exchange office), sent some postcards and then went back by bus VIA PALANCA, not ...

post moved to postcarddotworld.com, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

post moved to postcarddotworld.com

A travel blog entry by traveler_4_life

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Old world charm of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Old world charm of Moldova

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... of the best beer on the planet. That's right. Forget Czech or German beer. It's beer from Moldova that consistently wins world prizes. My brief stay in Chisinau was an absolute delight. I'm so glad I persisted in applying for a visa instead of giving up. ...

Warmwasser!!!, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Warmwasser!!!

A travel blog entry by mart

... , eine Gitarre, zu testen. Echt klasse Atmosphaere... Am selben Tag kam auch eine oesterreichische DeathMetal-Band nach Chisinau, "Possession" - die wollte ich natuerlich nicht verpassen, und mein bester Freund (der Stadt) Radu fand Zeit, mit mir ...

Szenen meiner Zeit, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Szenen meiner Zeit

A travel blog entry by mart

Liebe Leute, diesen neuen Artikel habe ich auf meinem neuen Heimatplatz youth-reporter.de platziert. Findet ihn hier, mit netten Bildchen dekoriert :D : http://www.youth-reporter.de/artikel/tagebuch/mart.html Viel Spass beim Lesen ...

Home again?, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Home again?

A travel blog entry by mart

... Hier bin ich also wieder in Moldau, der Republik, die keine ist. Am Sonntag nahm ich schweren Herzens den Bus nach Chisinau, doch Halt, warum schweren Herzens? Diesmal gebe ich es zu, ich hab mich verliebt... Nach ziemlich krassen Erlebnissen in Vilnius ...

Weil's so lustig ist, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Weil's so lustig ist

A travel blog entry by mart

... Frage nach Milch, seitdem nach Joghurt, Kefir, und weiss der Geier was, an diesem Abend (es ist die teuerste Kneipe Chisinau's) mit der Frage nach dem billigsten Bier, geschockt hatte, was denn los sei. Alternosfera kommen, antwortete sie mit funkelden ...

Long way home, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Long way home

A travel blog entry by mart

The way home Yesterday, evening. I am sitting in minibus 120, Ana is ready to get off at her station. A man enters, old, dirty, run down. When he sees me, he starts smirking and talking to me excitedly. In Russian. I only understand 'reklama', and ...

Before I go..., Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Before I go...

A travel blog entry by mart

... mit unseren Geldgebern vom Buero an den Ort des Meetings bringen. Und ich hab mit nem Taxifahrer, der sich echt null in Chisinau auskannte, ein Rennen quer durch die Stadt gemacht. Dann 12 Stunden Meeting, sehr klasse, zwei Niederlaender da - und alle ...

Lovely 2 bedroom apartment in Chisinau Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Lovely 2 bedroom apartment in Chisinau Moldova

A travel blog entry by svetlux

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We just entered in our rental apartment: JUST GREAT and for such a price !!!!!!! A lovely sitting area with great color on walls, a great kitchen, lovely clean bathroom and than a beautifull bedroom. For our 2 children there was the second room , ...

sightseeing, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

sightseeing

A travel blog entry by mart

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Salut an alle, wie geht's euch denn? Ich müsste heut eigentlich vollkommen ausgeschlafen am Start sein, war gestern das erste Mal vor 12 im Bett, denn Radu, der mir die ganze Zeit mit seinen "Wenig schlafe härtet ab"-Stories kam, schlief gestern ...

Keeping on moving, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Keeping on moving

A travel blog entry by mart

One week is gone again, and finally work starts going! I made some photo collages for AVI and bought some stuff for the weekend - by doing I learnt the best way to be looked at even more by the citizens: Just carry a huge package - in my case filled ...

sightseeing English, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

sightseeing English

A travel blog entry by mart

... the mistake and changed the options in my camera the women noticed me and decided to hide behind the trees. After that, the Chisinau sights: the bell tower, which was rebuilt two years ago, with the chapel; the Stefan cel Mare monument, of which I will ...

Lenz, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Lenz

A travel blog entry by mart

... sitzen, und ein Buch lesen. Herrlich. Am Mittwoch gehe ich aber ja wieder auf Reisen, nochmal eine Woche, und dann - Chisinau bis September... Bis September denn! Euer Maddin:D PS: Was ist das wirklich suesse an der russischen Sprache? Wenn mich ...

Chisinau - Capital of Moldavia, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Chisinau - Capital of Moldavia

A travel blog entry by dresden

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... get a visa there. I travelled further north and I made it. They charged me 60 Dollars for a 1 month visa - quiet a lot. In Chisinau is not to much to see. Its just a relaxing day after 600km of travelling from Kronstadt. Tomorrow I will go to to the ...

Raus!, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Raus!

A travel blog entry by mart

... ein bisschen Andrang erwartet, da letztes Jahr in der Ukraine die Leute sich gegenseitig zu erdruecken getrachtet hatten. Hier in Chisinau dagegen - alles richtig gesittet, alle geduldig, wissend dass sie an die Reihe kommen werden. Auch unser geliebter ...

Portraits, Expressions revealing characters?, Moldova travel blog

Portraits

A travel blog entry by mart

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I love to take portraits, which show the personality - that's what I try to reveal, and, well, those whom I eternize are having a positive attitude to life, so it's ...

einleben, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

einleben

A travel blog entry by tina

... aufzug (dennoch luxusvariante: das licht funktionierte!) ins oberste stockwerk, wo man rausgehen und die aussicht geniessen konnte. chisinau liegt auf diversen huegeln (7 waren es, glaube ich...) und besitzt sehr viele parks. es ist richtig gruen ...

cin cin oder botschaften sind eine welt fuer sich, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

cin cin oder botschaften sind eine welt fuer sich

A travel blog entry by tina

... beim wilhelm tell mitspielen und wasserballett auffuehren!!!!!!) habe die grundueberlegungen fuer eine non-stop-trolleybus-linie von chisinau nach deutschland angestellt, damit man endlich unkompliziert hin und her reisen kann. ist bestimmt eine super ...

besuch aus berlin, der mit erdbeben endete, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

besuch aus berlin, der mit erdbeben endete

A travel blog entry by tina

... . werde da mal drueber schlafen. vergesst nicht, die uhr umzustellen, mit den besten gruessen aus dem herbstlichen chisinau ~ tina! PS: tinas tipp fuer erdbeben: licht loeschen, buch weglegen und einfach schlafen! PPS: mein gaestezimmer ...

Heimreise, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

Heimreise

A travel blog entry by mart

Heimreise Gestern Abend. Ich sitze im Minibus Nr. 120, Ana will gleich aussteigen, steht schon. Ein Mann steigt ein, alt, ungewaschen, verkommen aussehend. Als er mich sieht, beginnt er zu grinsen und aufgeregt auf ich einzureden. Auf russisch. Ich ...

invasion der tartan army, Chisinau, Moldova travel blog

invasion der tartan army

A travel blog entry by tina

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... vom wodkapreis auf lebenshaltungskosten zu schliessen halte ich doch fuer etwas zu einfach ;-) donnerstag fand der alljaehrliche "chisinau-tag" statt. dazu waren bereits mittwoch den ganzen stefan bulevard entlang jede menge staende und buden ...

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