Travel Blogs from Chisinau
... and it's cold outside, I love to stay close to a the warm wall called ' soba or fireplace/ ceramic stove. It feels so relaxing :) Women during this time have a lot of free time for crafting things for their house or for sale in spring :).
I hope Moldova will look more interesting and worth a visit, now that you little by little are introduced with the culture, weather :D and kitchen (I will dedicate a special post about it).
Travel safe and wise!
... the car's plate number and the taxi company name. These information will be useful for the unlucky case of leaving something behind/ forgetting something in the car. For a better result and in order to get your things back, you'll have to call the taxi company within the shortest possible time! This will increase your chance to get your things back. Sometimes drivers get other passengers that can take your stuff without declaring about their finding!
... Have you heard about sweet sour cherry, white cherry, pink cherry, bitter black cherry or yellow-red cherry? Well if you're curious about, you have one option: go there during June month.
For the first wine tasting and moooore veggies and fruits, late September - early October is the way to go....Moldova has visa regime with many countries, except EU citizens,Canada, Japan, Switzerland , Island, Norway , USA, and countries from CSI.
We got back to Chisinau and had a wander around the Arms museum only to find that was closed. This was also the case at the history museum - ggrrrrrrrrr
We then met up in the evening with our friends Maxim and Doran. They're great chaps and really gave us insights into Moldova. We headed to a 'Squat' which from what we could tell was a night club - sounded good.
We arrived noticing ...
... the equivalent of 10 bucks in small notes. Sure enough (just like the guide book said) I was forced to open my wallet and let the border guards choose the notes they wanted. In the end, they took about 8 bucks...I was prepared for 10 so I came out ahead. I was ready for these type of shinaigans so the whole process was pretty amusing.
Bring on the Ukraine....where the police are even more corrupt!