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

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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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Traditional Broom Making Craft Still Alive in This Village

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FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Over time, some Romanian villages gained expertise in traditional broom making craft, a knowledge passed on from generation to generation and still kept among communities of skilled craftsmen. Traditional broom making, already extinct in other parts of the world, still thrives in Romanian villages like Gherăieştii – where all locals ...

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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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Traditional Cheese Making at Romanian Sheepfold

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FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Cheese Making at Romanian Sheepfold Many sheepfolds in Romania continue to produce cheese in a traditional manner. The process itself is just an input from various bacteria. The hard work  goes into raising the sheep. In the village of Iaslovăț, Suceava County, sheep farmers George Coajă and his son, Ion, keep a flock ...

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Hay Making in Romania – Crafting Haystacks, Mowing, Scything

Romanian Countryside

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Hay Making in Romania – Crafting Haystacks, Mowing, Scything Old style agriculture involving the use of natural meadows is an example of perfect interaction between man and nature, one where nature thrives while offering the basic requirements of life. During summer, the fields of the Romanian countryside are full of ...

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Horse Hoeing Husbandry Traditional Weed Control Demonstration

Horse Hoeing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+For rural people, the summer season is not a time to play. This is the busiest time of year, when families work the land to produce food for winter for them and their livestock. There are horses pulling carts charged with hay, people bent down in the field, cultivating, hoeing, ...

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