Headstone from the Marry Cemetery - Sapinta, Maramures, Romania
One of the Maramures county most famous tourist attraction! In 1935 a wood sculpture, Ioan Patras, started carving oak crosses for the cemetery. He painted each cross blue, included a scene from their lives (or death!) and a humorous poem on each. There are scenes of a woman working at her loom, a barber cutting hair, a woman who operated a distillery, shepherds tending their sheep, etc. An alcoholic shown drinking from a bottle and others who lived a less than ideal life have it displayed…
Biserica de lemn @ Muzeul Taranului Roman
Bisericile de lemn reprezinta o realitate definitorie pentru geografia spirituala a poporului roman de pretutindeni!
Artist Photographer » Yelena / Maramures, Romania
Kerekes István artist photographer, social-life photography , portrait photography, nature photography, documentary photography, artistic photography.
Maramures - Unique Rural Region in Romania
The people here live a unique lifestyle that has been preserved for many years. The ancient village of Sapanta has become famous for its Merry Cemetery...