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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Making of Traditional Wooden Gates in The Land of Wood

traditional wooden gates

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+When it comes to visiting Maramureș, many travelers fantasize about walking along the massive carved gates beautifully aligned on the alleys. Traditional wooden gates are often found at the entrance to towns and other public domains. Before and during the interwar period, only the nobility, those with historic and social ...

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Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm

Shake Roofing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm Much of the charm and splendor of Maramureș lies into the heart of the villages, where massive carved wooden gates guard robust traditional houses of yesteryear. The abundance of timber has driven interest in woodworking among men, who have ...

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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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Textile Weaving Demonstration Specific to the Village of Sapanta, Maramures

Weaving Demonstration

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Textile Weaving Demonstration Specific to the Village of Sapanta, Maramures In the village of Săpânța, famous for it’s main attraction – The Merry Cemetery – we ran into many colored textiles exposed for sale outside the house of a local weaver, Ieudean Anuța. As we approached, we could hear the ...

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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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