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16 Norms of Moldova

  1. Dressing up to go to the store, to class, to walk around the town.
The girls here really are gorgeous and dress beautifully.

The girls here really are gorgeous and dress beautifully.

Moldovans, especially Moldovans living in cities, love dressing up. For Moldovan women, a nice dress, full makeup, hair done and some heels are perfect attire for a casual walk. In fact more than being perfectly normal attire for a walk, they’re almost culturally encouraged. The word ‘frumos’ which means beautiful in Romanian is not just a word here, it’s a value.

The girls here for the most part are really beautiful and take care of themselves. There is a high premium on being thin, beautiful and well dressed, which is why many Moldovans have fewer, but nicer clothes and take really good care to keep their clothes and shoes clean and looking like new.

2. A strong affinity for homemade alcohol.

Almost every family here seems to produce their own wine and many also produce their own rachiu, or homemade liquor. I am not a fan of raciu at all, but I have had some delicious homemade wine. You should be careful where you get either of these from since sometimes people will burn tires, if they can’t afford sugar to make the alcohol and drinking this type of alcohol can blind you ( I haven’t met anyone who this has been an issue for, but it doesn’t sound impossible here). You  also have to be careful of new wine since this wine is still fermenting and it will continue to ferment in your stomach after you drink it, causing an upset stomach.

3. Children living with their grandparents.

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It’s very common in Moldova that children live with their grandparents, as there is a large portion of the working aged population here that lives and works abroad, leaving their parents to raise their children or sometimes simply leaving their children alone to raise themselves.  I’ve heard stories from some of the volunteers who live in the villages here that they have elementary aged children who live alone, for at least part of the year, while their parents are abroad.

4. Answering “how are you?” honestly and fully.

“How are you?” or Ce faci? (cf? for texting shorthand) in Moldova demands an actual answer, not just “Great, thanks!”

5. Not smiling at strangers.

Not smiling is a thing. Its like an entire country of Regina Georges - just kidding, they aren't evil they just don't give their smiles away to anyone.

Not smiling is a thing. Its like an entire country of Regina Georges – just kidding, they aren’t evil they just don’t give their smiles away to anyone.

Smiling openly, often and in public is not generally a thing here. Smiles are genuine and to be shared with friends, family and other loved ones. It strange really when you see anyone in public smiling unless it’s directed at someone – that’s actually a great way to spot foreigners, people who live or have lived abroad here. Moreover the lack of smiles may make you think people are actually less than happy with you or in general, when really they’re quite happy.

6. Sitting down at the table for a meal and staying there for hours.

When groups of Moldovans get together for dinner, lunch or almost any meal they will sit down, eat, drink and talk. Then they will talk, drink and eat some more. These meals are typically only long when they’re for celebratory purposes, in which case they are referred to as a masa.

7. Always keeping your bags.

Seriously, Moldovans rarely, ever, ever throw away any bags – you just never know when you might need one. Almost every grocery store charges for bags, so keeping your old ones and reusing them or carrying a cloth one is actually a really good idea for saving money and the environment.

8. Preparing way more food than is necessary for when friends come over.

A normal lunch spread for one, during PST in Stauceni, Moldova.

A normal lunch spread for one, during PST in Stauceni, Moldova.

There will almost never be less than six dishes on the table, even for a dinner for three. And most of it will have tons of mayo. There will always be too much of everything so pace yourself and develop a taste for leftovers.

9. Making lots and lots of toasts.

Toasts and toasts and more toasts are standard.

Toasts and toasts and more toasts are standard.

Some Moldovans will make a toast of Sanatate, “To health” or something short like that. But generally expect to hear anecdotes, lots of well-wishing and a toast before every drink – during a dinner here I’d say about ten toasts an hour is standard. You’re likely to hear the same toast over and over again. When they want to just drink they’ve even got a toast to avoid having to toast – ‘hai devai!’ It just means lets go.

10. Meeting complete strangers and then becoming friends with them immediately.

And then inviting them over for cognac or some house wine after only 10 minutes of conversation. In Moldova there is a saying, there are people you know, people you don’t know and people you’ve partied with.

I can’t tell you how many times this has happened to me – in the grocery store, on the street, through friends of my host mother. Sometimes it’s a concrete offer, but usually it’s just an open door, to reach out and suggest a visit. I’ve been impressed with how friendly people here are to strangers, how welcoming and helpful.

11. Never showing up to someone’s house for a meal without a gift in hand.

Usually to someone’s house you bring wine or chocolates, but if you really want to impress a Moldovan, bring a nice bottle of cognac. You can also, in addition to alcohol, bring flowers or a cake, both usually go over well.

I will say while this is more common here than in the states, this was something my mother taught me growing up as well; never show up to a dinner party without a gift for the host or hostess.

12. Opening your bananas from the side without the stem.

To me this was bizarre to watch – Moldovans open their bananas, almost always from the side without the longer handle.  They then use the handle to hold the banana as they eat it.

13. Never wearing shoes inside and always wearing slippers inside.

When you enter a Moldovan house you always remove your shoes at the door. For a lot of volunteers this was an adjustment, but for me this was standard. My mother at home enforced this rule in her home and it worked well for keeping the carpets cleaner, so it makes sense in the land of dust that people do this. What doesn’t always make sense is the constant concern regarding wearing slippers, even in summer. You remove your shoes, but you don’t walk around the house barefoot.

14. Not leaving windows open or if you do, never leaving the door to the room open as well.

A lot of Moldovans, believe that the current or wind has the ability to get you sick. Some won’t open windows in their homes or crowded buses even in the summer, others just believe the draft that’s created when a window and door are open is the concern and will open a window, but make sure there is no draft.

15.  Congratulating one another on getting out of a shower or sauna.

People do go to saunas here.

People do go to saunas here.

They say, “S lyogkim parom!” (Basically, “Congratulations on a light steam.”)

The first time this happened was at a friend’s house and he said it in Russian (I speak almost no Russian) and I had no idea what he was saying until he opened the door to the bathroom and pointed to the steam. Even after that it took a while to understand that I wasn’t misunderstanding his words – I could not understand the meaning.

16. Time being potentially a more fluid concept than we are used to in the states.

While this attitude certainly is changing and seems to be considered less than professional, there is a higher tolerance for being late for things and a much less rigid definition of what on time for something means. It is not uncommon for someone to arrive for a meeting thirty minutes or even an hour after it began, without apology, explanation or anyone batting an eye. However, from the professional interactions I’ve had people do seem to get annoyed by this; they just choose not to say anything. Another cultural trend or norm here – people are less likely to voice negative opinions publicly, especially at work than they would be in the states.

Disclaimer: I can not begin to summarize an entire culture in 16 points, these are just 16 that have struck me since being here. These are not applicable to everyone in Moldova and should not be taken as such. 

This list was inspired by and borrowed heavily from a list titled, 16 Things Russians Do That Americans would find Weird; there were a few that were applicable to my experience in Moldova, which is unsurprising since I live in a heavily Russian area of the country and Moldova is a former soviet republic. 

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70 thoughts on “16 Norms of Moldova

  1. Fascinating observations. Can’t wait to visit.

    Posted by Pat Altenburger | February 27, 2014, 1:04 am
    • the girls are stupid and very easy

      Posted by Den | February 27, 2015, 7:03 pm
      • I am 19 and still a virgin , as well as my friends (girls) … And the most girls in Moldova while finishing the high school are virgins. 😉 you sound like an offended guy my dear :*

        Posted by Inna | February 28, 2015, 9:44 am
      • Dear Ina, you have just proved the first part of his statement… 🙂

        Posted by Andrei | March 22, 2015, 1:30 pm
      • Maybe the ones you we with. The ladies, I meet were well educated and Family orientated.
        You probably took kindness for stupidity.

        Posted by John ,,,,,,,Mă numesc Ewan | June 22, 2015, 4:59 am
      • Spoken like a guy who can’t get any…Learn how to be a man. Try getting out of the sad, darkly lit corner of whatever hole you hide in. Come out and live your life and you will eventually find happiness. By the way…just a side note…I have some more advice for you! Learn when and where to capitalize letters and maybe you can even give punctuation a try before you insult the intelligence of others!

        Posted by Be Kind | February 7, 2016, 11:49 pm
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      Posted by jesper | February 28, 2015, 7:34 pm
  2. All true! Well done 🙂

    Posted by Iulia Mirzac | March 1, 2014, 9:13 pm
  3. I am from Moldova and I can say that all these observations are perfectly true. 🙂 loved the article!

    Posted by Elena | March 1, 2014, 9:43 pm
  4. Really enjoyed reading this) as a Moldovan i can relate to almost all of the above, and it made me laugh to realize how bizarre some of your observations could seem, yet being totally true. Though Nr.5 made me a little sad. I wish people would smile more often, even at strangers. At least I know I’d enjoy it. Thank you, Leah!

    Posted by Stella | March 2, 2014, 1:41 am
  5. nice one,i’m from Chisinau and there are some points that made me laugh ^^

    Posted by karylivaroy | March 2, 2014, 10:55 am
  6. Look you’re wrong…. I guess you read this http://www.buzzfeed.com/azazello/16-things-russians-do-that-americans-would-find-we-cqjf
    But I never dress up to go to the store, I do not like homemade alchool, I do not live with my grandparents, and answer good to the question how am I… And I’m(It might be a shock to you) a Moldovan. And it’s the same goes for most of my friend. Maybe some of the stuff you are writing are somewhere corect, but they are not a NORM as you entitled your article

    Posted by Michel | March 2, 2014, 2:42 pm
    • Michel, it’s an article about Moldova in general, don’t take it too close only because you don’t like homemade alcohol, don’t live with your grandparents, and answer good, etc…:)

      Posted by Ina | March 3, 2014, 9:53 am
    • Michel, cati ani ai? Daca ai mai mult de 15 – e grav )))

      Posted by Johnny | March 5, 2014, 11:40 am
    • If you notice at the end off the article he does say that this does not refer to every Moldovan but all of the above points are very true. If you don’t agree u must be living in lala land. (Im from moldova just incase u think im foreign)

      Posted by Aliona | October 7, 2014, 4:16 pm
    • Hey Michel, how are you. LOL just kidding. When I was there I had nice clothes, but my buddy Victor took me shopping and dressed me up into some I was not…. trying to show of his Canadian friend.. I did not like it.
      And won’t let anyone do that again. I will dress to be myself this time. Ps : was not a fan of everyone forcing me to drink there homemade stuff either, when they asked me how I liked it I only had one answer Good, LOL
      I would stop at the store for a bottle of the world’s best wine, and victor was angry with me LOL.
      Im the smiling guy. Pa

      Posted by John ,,,,,,,Mă numesc Ewan | June 22, 2015, 5:13 am
    • If you read to the end you would note that I made no attempt to hide that it was ripped from buzzfeed, in fact I linked to that very article.

      Disclaimer: I can not begin to summarize an entire culture in 16 points, these are just 16 that have struck me since being here.

      This list was inspired by and borrowed heavily from a list titled, 16 Things Russians Do That Americans would find Weird; there were a few that were applicable to my experience in Moldova, which is unsurprising since I live in a heavily Russian area of the country and Moldova is a former soviet republic.

      Posted by I think about that every day | March 2, 2014, 5:02 pm
  7. I’m from Chisinau and i really recognized Moldova in this article 🙂 Thank you, you made me smile !

    Posted by E-A | March 2, 2014, 5:11 pm
  8. Nice post!

    Please correct the following:
    raciu – rachiu
    ce face? – ce faci / ce mai faci?
    sanitate – sănătate

    Also, not “Every grocery store charges for bags”.

    Posted by TOOLosophy | March 2, 2014, 10:38 pm
  9. Most of them are indeed applicable or partially true of Moldovans. Women do like to dress up. On one side its foolish to spend so much time on makeup, on the other its wonderful when people have a good taste and also take the time to watch what they are eating and to exercise. I personally do not use makeup, but if it takes me the same amount of time to put on a comfortable dress which looks good too, why should I wear jeans insted??

    Of Nr 15 its not a cultural thing, it’s a phrase taken from a very popular soviet movie which some people use for fun.

    Of Nr 10, Moldovans are that friendly just with foregners, because they are curious and wish to communicate with them, it gives them a different experience. Usually they are not so open to become friends with someone and have a pretty stable circle of friends. I have lived in the US for a year too and I can say that Americans are more open to help if you are in trouble, while in Moldova you can die and noone will call an ambulance.

    Of nr 14, you are wrong here. it really does matter. and intense air circulation can get you sick. It happened to me like 100 times. If you have two opposite windows open, air circulation will cause your neck muscles contract and it will hurt; same with your ears. I am sure you can find more information on the internet.

    Ne 11- gifts. It is true of friends you visit rarely, of relatives, of special occasions, but it is not true of simple, close friends. I visit my best friends very often and so does she and there is no need for gifts.

    Nr 8- cooking to much for an occasion- now people do it less than they used to, but its still quite common for big celebration like New Year.

    Nr 12- never observed such a reguarity, and generally I do not thing there is a general rule for opening a banana, thus everyone on this planet has the right to open bananas as they please

    Posted by vivi | March 3, 2014, 12:09 am
  10. OMG,so true 😀

    Posted by tory | March 3, 2014, 9:49 am
  11. Well, from my experience, I realized that Americans are simply disgusted and terrified by the “aspic” meal, made of meat broth and gelatin (they’re like, what?? you’re eating meat jello??? ughh) as well as by eating and drinking all together at the cemetery, right near the gravestone, on Easter of “Blajini”, which comes one week after the “normal” Easter, in order to commemorate their dead relatives and “offer them a chance” the celebrate Easter as well. And all of this is rather usual for Moldova.

    Posted by Cristina | March 3, 2014, 8:29 pm
    • Yes, there are some things in my country that i don’t like neither. I’m 28, and I never tried an “aspic” meal )) Drinking altogether at the cemetery is a tradition and it’s not bad, but the girls are dressing like they’re going to a night club. It’s because Easter is a unique chance for all family members from different countries to meet together, so the girls want to look cool at the cemetery :))

      Posted by Johnny | March 5, 2014, 11:46 am
      • ” the girls want to look cool at the cemetery” that made me lol hard, but it’s true…and also weird if you really think about it 😀

        Posted by kronster | February 28, 2015, 7:09 pm
    • In Mexico is also a tradition to eat and drink at the cemetery on All Deads’ Day.

      Posted by Veronica | March 3, 2015, 9:51 pm
  12. Good job!!! Some points are really true and specified for Moldova!!!!😊

    Posted by Snejana | March 4, 2014, 6:20 am
  13. There are some true points, however not all of them are true. Not all of them apply to every Moldovan or not even 80% of the population.
    I cannot agree with ”keeping the bags” AT ALL!!! In the biggest supermarkets (where most of the shopping is done) you don’t pay for the bags..in small shops, where you can buy bread and milk you might have to pay, but it is not a rule.

    Posted by Cristina | March 6, 2014, 1:39 am
  14. Good post, except for #2 and #15

    #2 could use some help from the chemistry class.
    As with any distillation, there are volatile components that separate at temperature lower than the alcohol separation. The first 3%-5% batch of distilled liquid contains these toxic components (and almost no alcohol). Those doing distillations know that and throw away the first 5% batch. I’ve never seen anyone getting blind from home distillate but who would like to take the chance and test the 5%?
    It’s chemically impossible to turn rubber into alcohol and why would they, when MD is full of orchards providing fruits for fermentation. The only use is to burn recycled tires to provide heat for the distillation process. Even this one is more of an urban legend.

    #15 it’s a pure Russian thing.

    Posted by MrDicky | March 6, 2014, 3:51 pm
    • Smilling at a person you dont know will make people think you are either crazy or retarded.
      Most of the stuff in this article it pertains to moldovan culture.Moldovans like to make their own wine because its healthy and safe to drink it.its true also that we moldovans take our shoes off once we get inside the house,something japanese people practice too; imagine walking on dirty roads especially on rainy days and not taking ur shoes off when you walk in. Putting make up on your face just to go to the store to pick up some bread is a bit extreme but i dont see anything wrong with looking clean and dressed up nice.Most of the americans where jeans and hoodies everywhere they go; talking about wearing bajamas when visiting the bank. It is also true that moldovans arent that nice and welcoming when it comes to strange unrelated people and that is unfortunately sad.

      Posted by Natalia | March 6, 2015, 9:28 pm
  15. all of the point are so true

    Posted by Diana | March 12, 2014, 3:00 pm
  16. Dude this is fascinating. Quite the viral post 😉

    Posted by Julia | March 21, 2014, 7:43 pm
  17. You touched a nerve here.

    Posted by Pat Altenburger | March 22, 2014, 1:26 pm
  18. Reblogged this on TripMoldova and commented:
    Wondering if Moldova has its particular “rules”?
    It seems like there are some. Have an eye on them and enjoy reading this article!

    Posted by triptomoldova | March 28, 2014, 4:13 pm
  19. Not leaving windows open or if you do, never leaving the door to the room open as well. A lot of Moldovans, believe that the current or wind has the ability to get you sick.

    Dude, It’s fucking science, look it up.

    Posted by Talent | March 29, 2014, 5:59 pm
    • What science book are you using? ”The World is Flat and Other Scientific Facts” ?
      I remember riding on a shared van ”rutiera” in Moldova and it had to be 90F/40C and someone opened the overhead window. Sweet relief. A mother stood up, shouted at the person who opened the window and said ‘”What do you want to do? Kill my baby?” I thought to myself ‘”What do YOU want to, boil your baby?”
      A stuffy room with no air circulation is much worse then the opposite. There is a difference between a draft and air circulation!

      Posted by John | April 28, 2014, 11:54 am
      • I so agree with you, and I am a health professional, this is the thing that gets to me most. Fresh air is what keeps us healthy, stale, stagnant air is a huge problem. Sigh. Cold air is healthy air, one reason we keep our operating rooms COLD, keeps down infection.

        Posted by tammyskostas | October 9, 2014, 10:33 pm
  20. 12 fucking killed me !!!! everything so true ! a genious wrote this article ..!!

    Posted by Ness | March 30, 2014, 1:16 am
    • Hey Ness, I’m still laughing to. Let me tell you a story, So im at Christmas dinner the day I arrived. Everyone is trying to be really nice to me. Hence putting food on my plate. Jello meat, chicken feet, fruit soaked in salt for 1 month. I dont want to be rude and eat everything, Victor asks me if I would like some bread i say Da. What a mistake. He cuts me 5 slices, I ate everything, Im Frick stuffed,,,,,, FULL….. I turn to talk to someone , when I turn back my plate is full again. I say ok stop ….im full. I ate that. Half hour later i turn the other way and my plate is full again.
      OK Its ON NOW. I wait until someone looks away and I fill their plate… Vica looks the other way.. I fill her plate. LOL… The next day I had to eat stale bread for breakfast until it was gone. It took a week… OMG
      Why would you cut up 7 loafs of bread. I return this August for the winter and get to be my own boss.

      Posted by John ,,,,,,,Mă numesc Ewan | June 22, 2015, 5:45 am
  21. Great article, posted it on MadeinMoldova Community on facebook.

    Posted by Vladimir Vedrasco | March 30, 2014, 10:37 am
  22. One thing foreigners don’t get is that we are only nice to them.

    I guess you can’t possibly get out of that bubble unless you speak perfect Moldavian-dialect Romanian and pretend you’re a native.

    Posted by flocosix | March 30, 2014, 12:01 pm
  23. in most of these “norms” you confused us with russian people

    Posted by vlad | March 30, 2014, 12:58 pm
  24. really very fun and true ideas

    Posted by cristina | March 30, 2014, 9:19 pm
  25. well western countries have their pluses as well. they have the well-know “democracy” and “freedom”.

    Posted by moldovan | March 31, 2014, 10:51 am
  26. To that guy who wrote that Western countries have democracy and freedom..so does Moldova. In some sense, they appreciate it more then in the West as well. I liked the list but have two comments as I feel like these two points are possibly borrowed from/confused with neighboring Romania. Romanians charge for bags and Romanians don’t smile (though they are rarely hiding their well wishes for you, it’s just they hold people in suspect). I have always commented how friendly Moldovans are on the street..how frequently they smile… Ok, the younger generations albeit but significant nonetheless. I don’t know of any country, USA included where I have received so many genuine smiles from perfect strangers. In fact, that is what I think I would call Moldovans to me — perfect strangers. A different culture but lovely people to be a stranger too.

    Posted by John | April 28, 2014, 11:51 am
  27. When reading your rules in Romanian, the one about the smile gave me a great insight on how and why we smile. Never thought about it, actually: we really are only smiling for friends, family, and going about with a smile on your face may make others to see you as a distracted person or someone who’s so in love, that it forgot the smile on.

    Posted by gadjodillo | May 19, 2014, 6:03 pm
  28. Interesting insights!!

    Posted by megan | November 14, 2014, 6:22 am
  29. I have spent 3 months in Moldova-mainly the capital and generally find Moldovan not to be that open, warm or too friendly. At times they can be slightly dishonest and don’t simply go out of their way to help you.

    But given Moldova’s poverty, lack of opportunities, and poor, dire economic conditions-I can’t imagine how difficult it would be to live in this country and come out all that warm, honest and friendly.

    As for the children in the villages-many parents simply will not return due to epidemic of human trafficking-at least from 1990’s to 2005.

    Posted by Nikolay | January 31, 2015, 12:47 pm
  30. I’m a Moldovan who lived in UK for quite some time now and this article made me laugh a lot! It is true for most of the parts and it reminded me of home a lot 😃

    Posted by Cristina | February 27, 2015, 7:24 pm
  31. Keeping bags is highly recommended everywhere, meaning less pollution. ….anyway, a very good and true article…..

    Posted by Maria | February 27, 2015, 7:56 pm
  32. I am Moldavian living in USA. I like USA, I like people here, but they are same as every were: different!
    What can I tell?
    I don’t give a shit about what people talk around me! Never ever!
    This article tells a lot of truest about: US! Moldavians!
    But, let me ask you something:
    Is there anything bad told in this article?
    No! Chill out Moldavians…it’s true
    I feel much better when I am told ‘’I dress nice even going to the grocery’’- then to be asked ‘’ what’s my due date’ as usually American girls are asked (being bigger then scheduled)
    What, yes! I keep grocery bags as well even being in USA!
    And yes ! my mother in low American does this too after seeing me doing it!
    And YES ! no one in my American family wear any more shoes in the house!
    No matter- how Moldova is, or their people are: one things is sure:
    People have freedom there! Night life and day life is amazing!
    They have organic food and good healthy water!
    They know what hard life feels like!
    What does an American from big city knows?
    He doesn’t even know what the cat berried in the ground
    Red neck or Yankees I will always choose the best from them to be my friends.
    In the end: if I would have the power and money I would bring my American family to Moldova forever ever to live!
    And Yes Guys: I am going over there as much I can: bc its funnnnn !!!!
    33 I am,who is very interested in my age.. Woman!
    Holidays never end in Moldova! Next day it’s a new day! Witch can’t tell about USA this!
    Same sh’’’ just different day!. It’s boring… but I made it my home! USA – gave me more then I asked!
    Thanks Moldova for what you made me inside! Thanks USA for what you made me out side
    I will never change inside no matter how much you will try! I am never fake! Moldova is never fake!
    Don’t smile if you don’t feel like! I love you both!

    Posted by Valeria | February 27, 2015, 11:20 pm
  33. This article hits the nail on the head, specially #12 and #16. #12 is the only and right way to open a banana! #16 is so true! when my boyfriend asks me how long it will take me do do something if i say 5 minutes he’ll ask if i mean actually 5 minutes of 5 minutes in “Moldova time”… which it could be anywhere from 10 to 50 minutes 🙂

    Posted by Mariana | February 28, 2015, 5:21 am
  34. this Articke describes perfectly Moldova. It made me laugh… I really open the banana as you said even if I know that is not right…really funny..) Good Article!

    Posted by Tatiana | March 1, 2015, 3:45 am
    • Pentru cei ce lucreaza datorita parintilor, cumatrilor..etc, da exista asa articol, pentru cei ce mor de foame, nu au interes si nici nu se gindesc la asa prostii.

      Posted by Olya | March 8, 2015, 12:07 am
  35. I hope I don’t offend anyone with this post.

    I am not from Moldova or Europe or USA and I have never seen a person open the banana from the stem side. Me, and everyone I know, opens it from the top because it makes more sense and is easier. Since a bunch of bananas hang from the stem sides, you can even assume that that side is thicker and tougher. If you peel from the non-stem side, you also have something to hold on to (the stem) while peeling, without having to apply more pressure to the banana.

    Why anyone would choose to open it from the stem side? I don’t know but perhaps someone can give their reason.

    Also how come there is no mention of the human trafficking?

    Posted by Harry | June 17, 2015, 7:45 am
  36. That was fantastic, had a really good laugh. I spent 3 weeks there last winter, and a lot of what you said
    brought me back, we had a tv room connected to the kitchen dinning room, I would leave the door open and someone would close it. LOL That door would open and close 300 times a day. AH Ah.
    The one thing you forgot, was not to whistle. I started whistling one day, you would of thought I was waving a hand gun. He he. Anyway I go back this August for as long as possible.
    You should be able to spot me, I will be the smiling whistling guy.

    Posted by John ,,,,,,,Mă numesc Ewan | June 22, 2015, 4:51 am
  37. I find it strange how my comment was not posted, yet others with cursing was allowed.

    Posted by Frank | July 2, 2015, 11:12 pm
  38. It’s so funny when u hear these things for a stranger)) i rely laugh

    Posted by Chiril Cernov | December 17, 2015, 8:04 pm
  39. Hi I want to visit in the summer,I’m from Australia.
    I want to meet new friends”
    My email goldenstratos@yahoo.com

    Posted by Charles | March 5, 2017, 3:32 pm

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