Our New Hood- Our first days in Chisinau & pictures of our place

Europe » Moldova
August 16th 2010
Published: August 16th 2010EDIT THIS ENTRY

I am typing this from our very own living room...yes, we have internet at home! It's about 10:00 am. Nick and I stayed up all day yesterday after arriving. At first it wasn't too hard because we were so busy and excited to be here, but by dinner time we were fighting to keep our eyes open! We slept well our first night in our apartment and slept in until about 9:00 in the morning. A little abo... Read Full Entry

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View from the back balcony, off the kitchen....
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A little less aesthetic...
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...but lots of interesting things go on down there!
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Enjoying the AC after touring the city and working in our classrooms (no AC at school).
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View from the living room.
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Another favorite of mine...HUGE bathtub! :)
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Our bedroom. No, we are not done unpacking.
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The boxed milk that we were told most Americans like...it's pretty good. And yes, cheese! Turns out I'm not so far from home after all :)
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Another view of the kitchen. Counter tops & sink are being installed next week.
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They seem to LOVE their ornate wall paper...
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...and light fixtures.
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and yes, it is textured!
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Washing the veggies for dinner.
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Nick in his element. As they say in Romanian...Poftă bună! (Bon Appetite!)

16th August 2010

Glad to hear of your arrival!
Sounds like a much better place than I had imagined. Glad you are living in such a nice apartment. I agree with your comment about using the native grocery store; might as well immerse yourself in the culture as you will learn a lot more and have richer experiences. It will be interesting to hear about the school and how it is different from the USA. Take care, Joan
16th August 2010

Cagoyok? I love Cagoyok!
17th August 2010

Hi guys! Looks like you all have settled in nicely! It's great to hear all the great news! I love the photos of your apartment, especially the bedroom...good luck sleeping in with that view! Wow! It looks fantastic and I can't wait to see pics of your classroom and students. Love to you both and can't wait to hear/see more! Love ya, Jeana and Brooke p.s. I love how the front of your building says "Danielle" (Brooke's middle name....lol) Just a little something to remember us by...:)
17th August 2010

Great Beard of Zeus!
I still can't believe you guys are overseas. You two are a great match and the most adventurous people I know. It is so cool that to you "home" is not made of wood and brick, but the love that you have for each other. I really enjoyed looking at your pictures and living vicariously through you. I wish I had half the courage you guys have. I look forward to much more to come! Have fun and remember I am here thinking about you.
23rd August 2010

Love it!
The natural light shining into your bedroom - what a beautiful way to wake up each morning! I love the cheeky wallpaper and light fixtures :) Mainly, I love you two! Thank you for letting us share in these adventures with you.

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