First Month at Site in Photos: Part 2

As promised, here are some more photos from the past month at my permanent site in Bălți. We have now officially been here for one month. I posted some other photos previously a few days ago, you can see them here if you haven’t yet.

The poster hanging up in the Salut Bălți office
The poster hanging up in the Salut Bălți office
We made our way for a day trip to the Gustar music festival in Orhei Vechi. It was raining and a bit muddy as we walked toward the festivities.
We made our way for a day trip to the Gustar music festival in Orhei Vechi. It was raining and a bit muddy as we walked toward the festivities.
The hora is happening behind me - what a fun adventure. Let's go back next year?
The hora is happening behind meat the Gustar Music Festival – what a fun adventure. Let’s go back next year?
The ALS ice bucket challenge made it's way to Moldova. I got to see one of my work partners get ice water dumped over her as neighborhood kids stood by and observed.
The ALS ice bucket challenge made it’s way to Moldova. I got to see one of my work partners get ice water dumped over her as neighborhood kids stood by and observed.
I ate rabbit for the first time - it's really good. Mashed potatoes and rabbit... delish!
I ate rabbit for the first time – it’s really good. Mashed potatoes and rabbit… delish! Pofta buna!
We made some posters for the free hugs event that CasMed and ProCoRe hosted during Moldova's Independence Day in central Balti.
We made some posters for the free hugs event that CasMed and ProCoRe hosted during Moldova’s Independence Day in central Balti.
With some of the volunteers before we made our way to the center of town for the free hugs event during Independence day festivities.
With some of the volunteers before we made our way to the center of town for the free hugs event during Moldova’s Independence day festivities.
Lots of smiles and hugs during the festivities of Independence Day in center of town.
Lots of smiles and hugs during the festivities of Independence Day in center of town.
We celebrated Moldova's Independence day with a late night snack of chocolate and champagne.
We celebrated Moldova’s Independence day with a late night snack of chocolate and champagne.
I helped my host mom work on some things for her kindergarten classroom. Lots of cutting & pasting.
I helped my host mom work on some things for her kindergarten classroom. Lots of cutting & pasting.
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