Maramures Costumes | Disappearing Cultures. Folk Costumes of Maramures. Romania © Nora De Angelli/ www.noraphotos.com
‘A biblical landscape’, ‘a land that time forgot’ and ‘a step back in time to a medieval rural life’, Maramures is a magical place with ancient traditions and superstitions spanning the centuries. According to the journalist Lori Montgomery of the Detroit Free Press, Maramures is ‘one of the last places on the continent where peasants still cut hay with scythes, wash clothes on rocks in rushing rivers, travel rutted roads in horse carts and wear pointy, homemade leather shoes (opinci).’…
Fun things to do in Bucharest, Romania | moco-choco
I visited Bucharest in October and was really impressed.This fashionable city has no shortage of sigtseeing, shopping malls, exciting night clubs and a variety of great restaurants.