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cheryll Review submited by Cheryl L
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Valery is awesome

Reviewed January 14, 2020

We had Valery as our guide in Moldova.  We could not have been happier.  Valery English was excellent as was his seemingly endless knowledge about Moldova and beyond.  Nothing was a problem for him.  He was a good driver, taking care of our safety at all times.  If any friends ask who to go with it will be Valery and tour HQ.  Thank you Valery for making our time in Moldova so interesting.

Travelled in January as a couple

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Valery Bradu's response to the review

January 16, 2020

Dear Cheryl and Guy, Thank you so much for this comment and speaking highly of my guiding and driving. It was my pleasure working for you and showing you Moldova's best sights. I enjoyed every moment of the tour as you were great company. Best regards

lassebork Review submited by Lasse Bork
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Perfect service

Reviewed December 1, 2019

We bookede Valery for a tour from Chisinau to Tiraspol.  He wrote back within and hour with tour proposal and kept ud updated at all time. Arrived at our hotel and gave a perfect guiding. No Rush. Always interested to make the best tour.  Best recommendations from two persons from Denmark. Price also very fair.

Travelled in December with friends

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Valery Bradu's response to the review

December 2, 2019

Dear Lasse, Thank you so much for this nice comment and speaking so highly of my guiding. I really appreciate it. I also had a great time with the two of you. Kind regards!

laura Review submited by Laura
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Moldova - Cricova, monastery & Chisinau

Reviewed November 25, 2019

I took a tour with local guide Valery Bradu which my hotel (Hotel Plai) organised for me. I was picked up from my hotel by Valery at around 11:30am and shared the trip with two ladies from Lithuania. Valery made sure we were all comfortable in his car and spoke to the ladies in Russian and myself in English and made sure we all had a good day. 

We visited Cricova winery where a guide spoke to the other guests in Russian and Valery gave me a private talk about the winery in English. As part of the trip we drove around underground on a small open bus seeing the caskets and how they make wine & Prosecco, we then took part in wine tasting which was very informative and relaxing in one of the tasting rooms. The tour lasted around 2 hours.

Once we left the winery, Valery drove us for around an hour to the monastery which was in a remote location in the Moldovan countryside/hills which was so peaceful with a quintessential little village. We went to the hidden monastery and again Valery taught us everything we needed to know about the area and how & why the monastery was formed. We stopped for a drink in a local restaurant too & we’re watching locals working the land. 

Valery was a very knowledgeable guide with perfect English & was clearly very passionate about his job & his love for Moldova was clear. Very enjoyable day & would definitely recommend Valery as your guide, he seemed to know everything there was to know about Moldova & it’s history.

Travelled solo in October

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Valery Bradu's response to the review

November 26, 2019

Thank you so much Laura for speaking so highly of my guiding. I really enjoyed our tour together as well as your company. It was a real pleasure for me to give you all kinds of information on the historic sites we visited as you showed so much interest in Moldova's history and culture. Best rega More

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