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      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
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      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

      June 18, 2021
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      CASA RAȚIU (Turda)
      Over the last century, Casa Rațiu has become a symbol of resilience and service of a family which played a crucial role for Romanian nation in Transylvania.
      January 17, 2020
      Ion Ratiu Campanie
      Ion RATIU, the best PRESIDENT Romanians never had
      Ioan Ratiu was a prominent Romanian conservative politician from Transylvania and leader of exiled Romanians during the Communist dictatorship.
      October 7, 2019
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      The beautiful faces of Maramures
      If hard working is a common feature in Maramures, for Ileana and her family is almost a like a religion.
      September 28, 2019
      Viscri house,Saxon village
      A life rhythmed by prayers. A touching inscription on a Viscri house
      “When I wake up at dawn I think of You, Lord.Late in the evening, while I am sleeping, please, my Lord, think of me.” – Anno […]
      July 18, 2019
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      Peasant Life in Maramures
      Isolated by the mountains, Maramures region was less affected by the Communist aggression and the madness of the forced collectivization, therefore it has better preserved old crafts, customs and traditions, and a strong religious devotion.