National Museum of Fine Arts: Christmas Tree Exhibition.

Yesterday I visited the National Museum of Fine Arts for the first time in ages to see the current exhibitions – amongst them this Christmas Tree one – and the permanent ones. This is the first part, with trees, and I’ll share the remaining two over the next couple of days.


The one in the front is made from local coins. They look like dragon scales to me, which I think is really cool.

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Old Orhei: First for last.

A~nd the last Orhei post, with two sad photos. It used to house videos, but after all the imports and exports and moves, the videos got lost somewhere in transition.

This is the view of Old Orhei from the main road and the very first two pictures I took. They’re taken with DMC-LC5 instead of my usual PowerShot A460. Both the church and the chapel I ended up visiting can be seen rather clearly.

The stony wall is the remains of some fortification, if I’m not mistaken — and I can very well be. I only have one book that mentions Old Orhei, and it’s mostly in passing.

Also, I absolutely love the tree-branches-framing-the-shot thing, and I take many of these, even though I realise it’s terribly cliche.