Romania: Country of Contrasts – Part 2

Shop front on a cold and sunny Sunday morning

Shop front on a cold and sunny Sunday morning

 

 

Village woman taking her horse to the local well for a drink

Village woman taking her horse to the local well for a drink

 

 

Typical old style wooden house

Typical old style wooden house

 

 

Horse and cart are a commonplace means of transport

Horse and cart are a commonplace means of transport

 

 

View of an Orthodox church in the mountains

View of an Orthodox church in the mountains

 

 

Main street of a rural town first thing in the morning

Main street of a rural town first thing in the morning

 

 

Gothic castle hailing from the Middle Ages

Gothic castle hailing from the Middle Ages

 

 

The idyll of the pre-industrial past

The idyll of the pre-industrial past

 

 

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The last generation of traditional villagers refuse to go to the cities

The last generation of traditional villagers refuse to go to the cities

 

 

The cities...where the remnants of the communist era hang heavy...

The cities…where the remnants of the communist era hang heavy…

 

Next blog: ‘Rotterdam: the city of Howard Roark, Part 1’:

https://serioustravelimages.com/2015/11/24/rotterdam-the-city-of-howard-roark-part-1/

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