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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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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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Romanian Folk Dances and Costumes at the Village Prom

Romanian Folk Costumes

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Traditions: Folk Costumes and Dances at Village Festivals Two months ago, I was writing about living the romanian tradition of round dance at village proms, next to local people from the village of Iaslovăț wearing Romanian folk costumes. Bucovina is a land of so many traditions and customs, but ...

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