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      E-MAIL us: gelutrandafir [at] yahoo.com, CALL us +40-723.303.310

      Blogging on travel: Of Routes & Roses

      October 26, 2018
      Carta Abbey

      Carta Abbey – Cistercians’ easternmost outpost in Europe

      An Evangelical parish nowadays, the Carta Abbey was built around 1200 by Burgundian Cistercian monks.
      October 28, 2018
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      Wooden Churches of Maramures

      The wooden cathedrals of the Romanian peasants’ faith.
      October 28, 2018
      Maramures - sighet prison memorial

      The Sighet Memorial

      Sighet Memorial. The dreaded Communist prison has been converted in a Memorial to the victims and the resistance against dictatorship.  

      Castles

      Citadels

      Fortified Churches

      October 11, 2021
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      Semantron call to prayer at Moldovita
      Built in 1532 by Petru Rares, the son of the famous Moldavian prince Stephen the Great, the church of the Orthodox convent of Moldovita is among the eight Romanian painted churches included on UNESCO World Heritage list.
      March 15, 2021
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      The Royal Town – Curtea de Arges
      150 kilometres north-east of Bucharest, Curtea de Arges is the gateway of the Transfagaran mountain road, the second capital of Wallachia in the 14th century and one of the most important and charming historical towns of Romania.
      December 27, 2020
      Nativity Scene Church Paint Maramures Bucharest Romania
      Nativity scene in a Maramures village setting
      This Nativity scene surprises and delights us by its naturalness and simplicity, particularly with the image of the shepherds dressed as peasants of Maramures.
      December 23, 2020
      Voronet7 Coperta (1)
      Romania, the most religious country in Europe
      Romanians do not see their religion as being intolerant and as opposing the staunchly pro-Western stance of their country.
      January 28, 2020
      voronet monastery painted church Bucovina
      Voronet, a medieval witness of piety and glory
      January 10, 2020
      voronet
      VIDEO. Stephen the Great’s resounding 1475 victory over the Ottomans at Vaslui