November 21, 2020 Flash videos on Videos page are replaced now by MP4.
June 28, 2020 German page with family photos was updated , 4 more photos were added. One picture came from Canada in 1929.
February 29, 2020 Recently, somebode made me aware of a photo collection about historical Bessarabia. Using the link, you can view many pictures on various topics. The image annotation is available in Russian language only, Romanian text will follow.
December 30, 2018 The German page about a visit in 1995 is online again.
The homepage uses SSL for secure data transfer now.
February 17, 2016 Part 2 of the film about the villages in Northern Bessarabia:
October 01, 2015 A new film about the villages in Northern Bessarabia:
February 27, 2014 I added two new panorama photos:
Panorama view of the northern part of Scholtoi  
Panorama view of the southern part of Scholtoi  
February 23, 2014 A new German page about our trip in 2013 was added.
The page has more than 100 photos and a link for translation is included.
April 27, 2013 The Local Map page is back again.
March 09, 2013 Some old maps from Bessarabia.
On the page you'll find maps with German villages
in Northern Bessarabia. Here are the links for specific villages:
Scholtoi (top right), Neu Scholtoi (top left), Ryschkanowka, Neu Strymba (Grinouti),
Alt and Neu Oneschti, Strymbeni. Glückstal was founded in 1929 and is not contained in these
maps from 1923.
April 08, 2012 German page about the family meeting in 2008 is back again.
March 03, 2012 English villages page is back again.
January 29, 2012 Added an English version of the videos page.
January 07, 2012 Added links for translation on several German pages.
December 29, 2011 The design of the Scholtoi homepage is regenerated completely.
It gets a modern look and uses new techniques.
All pages will be renewed little by little.