Written by Thomas Gassler Friday, 28 May 2010 14:40„Precious oldtimer cars, colourful traditional costumes, a massive parade of thousands of people, party on the streets, concerts on the big and small stages throughout the whole day and night. This is not the carneval in Rio, this is the Balti day", was the announcement for the live transmission of Publik TV for the city holiday in Bălţi. Moldovarious.com could not resist and with our camera onboard we drove up the (in)famous betonka to Balti to see how the locals celebrate Hramul Sf. Nicolae, their most important day in the year.
Written by Thomas Gassler Sunday, 16 May 2010 07:48"A honeybee has to fly 40.000 times to produce one kilogramme of honey", explains Aurel Popovici. He is a beekeeper and his beehives are situated in the acacia woods near the lake of Balti. "Acacia honey is the healthiest, sweetest and tastiest honey ever", says Popovici, while serving us a soup plate full of honey with two big spoons. He is right. We are delighted! That is the best honey we have ever tasted!
Written by Patrick Griesser Sunday, 25 April 2010 11:28
Chiţcani is the biggest religious complex on the territory of the Republic of Moldova. The all-male monastery is located on the right bank of the Dniester, not far from Bender, in the village of Chiţcani. The name "Novo-Nyametskyi Sviato Voznesenskyi Cloister" signifies the status of the monastery as a successor to the original Neamţ Monastery in Romania.
Written by Thomas Gassler Sunday, 11 April 2010 13:27Bălţi is known as the second biggest city in Moldova, its pedestrian zone, the only one in Moldova, and its ugly Soviet architecture. It was back in Soviet times when the psycho-neurological sanatorium of Balti, which is situated in the forest on a smooth hill, opened its gates.
Written by Thomas Gassler Sunday, 14 March 2010 15:08Moldova is undoubtedly a wine country. It seems that there is no single household without its homemade house wine. Thomas Gassler from Moldovarious.com spent two weeks in Lipcani, in the raion Briceni, to learn everything about wine production and made the "Moldovarious House Wine 2009".
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