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she'd paint the house white, with blue lace designs. We'd do it every spring, touching up the paint we'd had on our house for centuries.

Romanian traditional mask. Now THAT'S what I call Boho... (OK, Bohemia is somewhere else altogether, but you get the idea...)

Charles Fréger captures the spirit of what he calls “tribal Europe” in his “Wilder Mann” series A huge array of pagan rituals, mainly related to the winter solstice and spring renewal, focusing on the common myth of the “wild man".


Traditional moldovan home, wirh a huge cob stove. very similar to southwest adobe work.

Maison traditionnelle Roumanie

Superbe maison d'hôtes traditionnelle en Bucovine - Roumanie - Blog voyage et photo

The „Goat” (Capra) dance is an ancient romanian tradition. Throughout the season, teenagers and young adults especially enjoy caroling with the „Goat”. The „Goat” is actually a usually boisterous young person dressed up in a goat costume. The whole group dances through the streets and from door to door, often with flute music. This tradition comes from the ancient Roman people and it reminds us of the celebration of the ancient Greek gods.

The Goat (Capra) - costume for Romanian traditional dance executed with the New Year traditional festivities