On the 27th of May we were invited by the Scoala cu classe I-VII Lapusata to spend the day with them and make some activities with the children there.
We weren't prepared for all the surprises of that day.
We gathered at ten with the teachers and the principal of the school. They had rented a mini bus specially to take us in this trip.
Lapusata is a village around 50km away from Ramnicu Valcea in the middle of a rural area in the mountains. When we arrived we were welcomed like royalty. All the teachers were there waiting to meet us.
As you can see we received a lot of gifts from the children. One of the surprises from that day was a performance from the boys in the school. They presented us with a traditional dance that is only performed by boys, Calusarii, the dance of the Horseman.
After our activities with the children, the teachers had yet another surprise.
A magnificent banquet prepared by them specially for us. We could not feel more welcome.
This lunch was simply perfect. We had a lot of traditional Romanian food and drinks, like sarmale, salata de vinete, placinta de malai, caltabos, oua rosi and tsuica, visinata and socata. All was made by the teachers specially for us.
Thank you so much for everything. We were very humbled by what you did for all of us that day.
And as if all this was not enough, the school arranged a visit to the Museum of Maldaresti. A complex of manors from the XVIII, XIX and early XX century, where one of the Prime Ministers of Romania lived.
Once again thank you so much for what you did for us. It was a wonderful experience to spend this day with all of you.
And we hope we can do it again.