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[15 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Neamţ Monastery from Neamț County

Neamţ Monastery
In the commune Vânători-Neamţ, 15 km north-west from Târgu-Neamţ, the visitors may find the oldest and most important monastic establishment in Moldova. Over the centuries, its founding fathers were the voivodes Petru I Muşat (1375-1391), Alexandru cel Bun (1400-1432), and Ştefan cel Mare (1457-1504), the last having commissioned here the most beautiful of the churches built during his reign, when visitors can admire the miracle-making Virgin Mary icon, painted in 665 in Israel [???].
Within the large and strongly fortified precinct of the monastery, there are two churches (The Ascension …

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[10 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Summer in CEAHLĂU

Located within a walking distance (about 10 km) of the city Bicaz and Lake Izvorul Muntelui, Ceahlau draws you like a magnet hugging you to his rocky chest. The Ceahlau, not only a shelter of Zamolxis, but a natural outdoor museum with juniper trees, massive rocks with different shapes, each with its own story, gutters with debris, swift streams flowing waterfalls, unique natural monuments by wildness and beauty. Wandered from ancient times, today The Ceahlău still has its own trails, which you are expected to go through.
Departing from the village …