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RO, feb. 2007

Teresa Oliveira
Happy Cemetery of Sapanta Momento Mori, A Level Art, Art Museum, Folk Art, Merry, Sculpture, History, Illustration, Happy

The Happy Cemetery

The Happy Cemetery in Sapanta, also called "The Folk Art Museum", is a fresco of community life, unique in the world, where the dead are celebrated with humorous poems recalling their lives. The headboards are sculptured from wood and the primitive painted images reflect the most important or best-known times of the deceased.

This is the actual tombstone of the creator of the Happy Cemetery in Romania. Patras, Writings, Summary, Cemetery, The Creator, Death, Wanderlust, Merry, Europe

This is the actual tombstone of the creator of the Happy Cemetery in Romania.

Most of the writings on the tombstones are funny, always a brief summary of one's life and cause of death, and what's fascinating, they rhyme.Translation and adaptation of the writings on this picture:"Since I was a little childI was Stan Ion Patras.Listen to me you all good people,As I am not saying lies.As long as I was aliveI wished bad on noone.Did good as much as I couldto whoever asked for it."

This is the actual tombstone of the creator of the Happy Cemetery in Romania. Patras, Writings, Summary, Cemetery, The Creator, Death, Wanderlust, Merry, Europe

This is the actual tombstone of the creator of the Happy Cemetery in Romania.

Most of the writings on the tombstones are funny, always a brief summary of one's life and cause of death, and what's fascinating, they rhyme.Translation and adaptation of the writings on this picture:"Since I was a little childI was Stan Ion Patras.Listen to me you all good people,As I am not saying lies.As long as I was aliveI wished bad on noone.Did good as much as I couldto whoever asked for it."

I've r ecently learned about a unique and curious cemetery in Săpânţa, Romania.* Cimitirul Vesel translates to " Merry Cemetery ," and t. Cemetery Art, Merry, Graveyards, Explore, Adventure, History, Holiday Decor, City, Illustration

Cimitirul Vesel

I've r ecently learned about a unique and curious cemetery in Săpânţa, Romania.* Cimitirul Vesel translates to " Merry Cemetery ," and t...

Phoenix Copper Smelter chimney, 351 meters ft) tall, in the city of Baia Mare, Romania. Tallest structure in Romania. Travel Party, Close To Home, Cn Tower, Utility Pole, The Good Place, To Go, The Incredibles, Amazing Places, City

Phoenix Copper Smelter chimney, 351 meters (1,153 ft) tall, in the city of Baia Mare, Romania. Tallest structure in Romania.

Romanian Handmade Pysanky Bucovina Easter Duck Egg Handpainted 1 Lot of 10

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The Sighet prison, located in the town of Sighetu Marma& Maramure& county, Romania, was used by the communist regime to hold political prisoners. It is now the site of the Sighet Memorial Museum, part of the Memorial of the Victims of Communism Romania Travel, Political Prisoners, Memorial Museum, Communism, Future Travel, To Go, Bucket, Places, Outdoor

The Sighet prison, located in the town of Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş county, Romania, was used by the communist regime to hold political prisoners. It is now the site of the Sighet Memorial Museum, part of the Memorial of the Victims of Communism

Romanian Easter eggs

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Romanian Easter eggs