The Wooden Churches of Maramures
The building of wooden churches began in the 16th century when the Catholic Austro-Hungarian authorities prohibited the construction of Orthodox stone churches in the area. Initially, there were over 300 wooden churches built in the region, but today only around 100 are left standing.
How safe is Romania? :: Via Transylvania Tours: self-drive & guided tours of Romania
Romanian, Hungarian, German, Gypsy, Serbian and other ethnicities have been living in Transylvania for centuries. Most people live in villages or small towns and many carry on a traditional rural lifestyle.
Romanian folk traditional clothing Part 2
For part 1 GO HERE ~ costume traditionale romanesti, port popular romanesc ~ . Coming from self-sufficient communities, Romanians made their own clothing: the main clothing pieces wer…