Field Trip to Capriana September 26th 2010 We have been teaching for about one month, and the theme of our cultural studies unit is Moldovan culture. Kelsey set up a field trip to the Monastery of Capriana, and I brought my Intensive English students along also. Our bus arrived at school at 9am and we loaded up the kids and headed to the Village of Capriana which is approximately 40km north of Chisinau. We were very fortunate to have clear ... read more
Europe » Moldova » Centre » Chisinau Formerly part of Romania, Moldova was incorporated into the Soviet Union at the close of World War II. Although independent from the USSR since 1991, Russian forces have remained on Moldovan territory east of the Dniester River supporting the Slavic ... ... read more
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime."
Mark Twain (The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It)
Taking Twain's words to heart, we're doing it! Traveling is a shared passion of ours and we have always talked about how neat it would be to work overseas. Then one day it hit me, the key is to stop talking about it and just go...so we're doing it. We are moving to Moldova, a small ... full info