Written by Patrick Griesser; Photos: Diana Lefter Wednesday, 14 July 2010 18:48
The sun is shining, traditional Moldovan music is in the air, the pavement is full with hulls of sunflower seeds, people are standing in front of a Mercedes Sprinter. At first sight this seems to be a scene out of the daily life in the Republic of Moldova, but the setting is more than 1500 km away from Chisinau in Berlin, the capital of Germany.
Written by Thomas Gassler Tuesday, 15 June 2010 20:29
In a 250 kilometre-long underground labyrinth, the biggest treasure of Moldova is kept. More than 2 million bottles of delicious Moldovan wine are stored in perfect climatic conditions in the largest "wine city" of Europe. This means world record and even found entry in the Guiness Book.
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, 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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