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9 Places To Travel & Things To Do When You Visit Bucovina

Painted Monasteries Romania

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+9 Places To Travel & Things To Do When You Visit Bucovina Looking for a combo of urban and rural, local customs, delicious food, beautiful landscapes, tall forests, winter sports and mountains? Then you should plan your next trip to the region of Bucovina, northeast Romania. There’s a never ending ...

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Inside The Village Museum of Maramureș – Where Houses Tell Their Own Stories

Village Museum

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Most people don’t necessarily consider life in the country as something cool, fun or entertaining. A place where the old prevails is not somewhere you travel for fun, right? Well, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. The countryside has plenty of surprises in store. And, as a rule of ...

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This is How They Did their Laundry in Rural Maramures

Rural Maramures

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+In old times, people used to wash their clothes in rivers, but in the rural Maramures they had their own way of doing the laundry. Before washing machines were invented, the people from Maramureș took their clothing to nearby rivers and used purpose-built primitive whirlpools. They are known as vâltori and have been around ...

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Traditional Costumes Dances and Things Found On Our Maramures Trip

Romanian Traditional Costumes

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Traditional Costumes, Dances and Things Found On Our Maramures Trip Since day one, the local people of Maramureș or moroșeni, as they are called, won us over with their hospitality. Our first interaction with the locals happened in the village of Săpânța. Before finding my feet, we were welcomed ...

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Healthy Artisanal Country Bread Baking Secrets

bread baking

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Healthy Artisanal Country Bread Baking Secrets Bread is one of the easiest 4-ingredient food most commonly eaten in all over the world. However, this simple food seems to carry a profound meaning with it. Bread is a christian symbol of Life through Christ’s sacrifice once for all:” I am the bread ...

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100-year-old Water Mill Makes Flour Using 100% Clean Energy

Water Mill

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Generations ago, a group of Hungarian colonists camped in North-Eastern Romania, on the left bank of the river Suceava. Legend says after the founding fathers asked for settlement approval from God, the village was named Istensegíts (lit. Thank God). Later on, name changed to Ţibeni, which comes from Ţibu, a ...

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2 Romanian Villages where All Locals Practice the same Craft

Romanian Villages

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+While exploring Romania, don’t be surprised if you hit villages where everyone sells exactly the same thing. They are remnants of a highly productive peasant culture. There are Romanian villages selling only woven baskets, brooms only, or traditional food. Broom Making Craft and Trade If it wasn’t for it’s location, ...

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