The unknown „state“ of Europe, a remainder of war between Moldova Romanian and Russian population, not internationally recognized and just another Russian feed. Tanks between sandbags at the border, engines runnig.

No bank cards but phone, no consular support. Corrupt and aggressive officials. Immigration/emigration, road tax, insurance, import/export cost baksheesh, alcohol and gifts, at least 100 €/Pax. Diesel cheap. Good road to Odessa.