Galati Fieldtrip 2006
music parachute men, leaf piano collection


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In October we traveled to Galati a neighboring city in Moldavia. Elie, another Peace Corps Volunteer, gave us a delightful tour


Our first stop was the public gardens. Galati is a big city compared to Focsani, with a population of about 300,000. Mittal Steel has a huge factory here.


















A beautiful tree right in front of the Art Museum




















Our next stop was the botanical gardens with lush foliage all around














A green house with some tropical plants and trees






A view from the botanical gardens over the city of Galati




The planetarium has an aquarium on the bottom floor


An impressive looking church on the way to the botanical gardens


Galati has a wonderful promenade right on the danube river