Inviting Ivancea (Day out Chisinau)

On the way back to Chisinau, our driver, Boris, stops by his house and invites us in. We're about 15 km from the cave monastery at Orheiul Vechi in a little village called Ivancea, populated by Ukrainians since medieval times. Ukrainian, rather than Moldovan, is [...]

2020-08-27T18:32:44+01:0024 June 2009|Daytrip, Moldova, Quirky corners|

Back in the USSR – Time travelling in Transdniestr

The peculiar little non-existing country Transdniestr is a different world; a memorial to the Soviet era, a living museum of times gone by.

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