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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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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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At the Blacksmith – Horse Shoeing

Horse Shoeing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Blacksmith Horse Shoeing in Old Style Romanian Village Workshop In rural Romania, having a horse is more important than a car. A horse is necessary for different activities, such as plowing the fields, carrying stalks, wood for winter and the family. Buying a horse can cost between $1500-$2000 and even ...

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Romanian Peasants Working the Hay

Traditional Agriculture

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Agriculture – Romanian Farmers Loading Hay into Horse Drawn Wagon In the Romanian countryside, many small farmers live a hardworking life. Their traditional farming practices hardly meet any modern technology or machines. They plow their fields with horses, and still pull weeds out by hand. Moreover, they try to ...

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Romanian Countryside Steeped in Tradition: Shepherd Tends Sheepfold the Ancient Way

Romanian Countryside

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Countryside Steeped in Tradition: An Ancient Way of Calling the Flock of Sheep No one knows the ancient songs of the trumpet better than a shepherd. Born in 1951, in a sheep-raising farm, Galeș Simion from Poieni Solca became shepherd. “A sheepfold without a trumpet is like a garden ...

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