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Peasant Women Often Compete To Craft Stunning Romanian Blouses

Bead Embroidery

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Heavy Bead Embroidery Work on Romanian Peasant Blouses Traditional clothing didn’t go out of style in the region of Bucovina. The resurgence of village social events is fuelling the demand for unique costumes. In the village of Iaslovăț, women often compete to craft the most stunning Romanian blouses. Like many ...

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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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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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Traditional Cheese Making at Romanian Sheepfold

traditional cheese making

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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Traditional Weaver Winding Warp for Patterned Bands

Winding Warp

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Weaver Winding Warp – Video  When visiting a Romanian village, it feels like people in the countryside live in a different timezone. Most of the village men are engaged in many occupations, such as handicrafts, hunting, agriculture. But, even so, they live slowly and are incredibly versatile. Aside from ...

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Hutsuls – Romanian Mountain Men from North Carpathians

Romanian Craftsmen

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+They built lonely dwellings in the mountains, away from people and laws, and worked their way to freedom with their own hands. Hutsuls, also known as “the Carpathian Slavic tribes”, are Ukrainian communities of mountain men who settled in North Romania centuries back. Read Also Shake Roofing – A Trade ...

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