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10 Reasons Why Moldova is Awesome

October 18, 2014

I will always love Romania but now my journeys have taken me to the Republic of Moldova. This country is often given short shrift, especially by Romanians, as a smaller, more “inferior” nation. My natural spirit is to look on the positive side, so what follows are 10 reasons why I am enjoying my new… Read More ›

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A Thousand Words

There is an old Chinese saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. I went through the photographs I’ve taken since arriving here in the Republic of Moldova and what you see below is the single image that I think best represents this country. 1 – All five people in the photograph are “thin”…. Read More ›

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Franzeluta, Franzeluta

I’ll be honest – when I first arrived in Moldova, it seemed like a crazy, chaotic place that was far too wild for me. But slowly I’m getting used to it. One thing is for certain – people here take nothing for granted. You always have to be on your toes. Very few things on… Read More ›