Добро пожаловать к этому международному месту открытки изображения. Benvenuto a questo luogo internazionale della cartolina di immagine. Καλωσορίστε σε αυτήν την διεθνή περιοχή καρτών εικόνων. Willkommen zu diesem internationalen Abbildungspostkarteaufstellungsort. Bienvenue à cet emplacement international de carte postale. Onthaal aan deze Internationale plaats van de beeldprentbriefkaar. Welcome to this International picture postcard site. (Please Click on the Picture for an Enlarged View)

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Romania - Bucovina - Moldova

The name Bucovina means beech land Location Northeastern Romania - between the Carpathian Mountains and the Prut River. Bucovina is situated in the northern part of the region of Moldova, bordering with Ukraine.
Note: The region of Moldova (often referred to in the Western press as Moldavia) is not to be confused with the Republic of Moldova, its eastern neighbor. Area 27,062 sq miles Population Approximately 4.5 million Main cities Bacau, Botosani, Galati, Iasi, Piatra Neamt, Radauti, Suceava Climate Temperate continental with hot summers and cold, snowy winters
Places to explore
  • The monasteries and churches with painted exterior frescos of Bucovina: Voronet (‘the Sistine Chapel of the East’), Moldovita, Sucevita, Humor, Probota, Arbore, Rasca
  • The old monasteries and convents of: Putna, Dragomirna, Bogdana-Radauti, Neamt, Agapia (one of the largest nun monasteries in the Orthodox world)  and Varatec
  • Trei Ierarahi Church  in Iasi - built in 1635, its walls, real stone embroidery
  • The Neamt Fortress (Cetatea Neamtului) in Targu Neamt
  • The natural scenery of the Bicaz Gorges – one of the most spectacular road
    passes in Romania
  • The Ceahlau, Romania’s Olympus – sacred mountain of Dacians, the forefathers
    of the Romanian people, where Zamolxes, their supreme god, had his temple.
  • Take a wine tasting tour and try some of Romania’s finest sweet wines at
    Cotnari Vineyards, established in1448
   This lovely card was sent to me by Oana.

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