Yerevan Street Art

Tucked in alleyways or set out on the sidewalks,  I found many murals, yarn bombings and reuse statues.  What a joy to turn a corner and see one of these beautiful pieces of art.

Yerevan Public Art

Yerevan is filled with amazing Public art; it seemed every where that I walked I would find a beautiful statue or just had to look up and see the steps of The Cascade.  The Cascade is a structure built from limestone that includes several flights of stairs  and platforms with waterfalls and art work.  The … More Yerevan Public Art

The Budapest Mascarons

While walking in European cities, I enjoy the architecture that includes faces in the facades of buildings as well as part of the water spouts.  And now I learned a new fact from wikipedia:  a mascaron ornament is a face, usually human, sometimes frightening or chimeric whose function was originally to frighten away evil spirits so that they would … More The Budapest Mascarons

Spring in Chisinau

In April, I spent a day rambling around Chisinau.  I stopped by the Tourism expo and at the booth of one of my partners, Dorina Onici.  She is an amazing entrepreneur: started the peach festival in our village and is creating a tourist company for people to visit our village to fish, bird watch, eat good … More Spring in Chisinau

The Children of Famine – a play in Chisinau

In February, I attend the play “Copiii Foametei. Mărturii.” by Alexei Vakulovski at the Mihai Eminescu National Theatre of Chisinau. The play tells stories from one village during the famine in Moldova from 1946 to 1947. The somber set and stories had everyone in the audience in tears and there was also hope found in … More The Children of Famine – a play in Chisinau