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Iele: Mysterious Romanian Fairies

July 31, 2020 6:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Rose Vane is once again our guest blogger. In this period of global pandemic, adventuresome travel is less available for many of us. So I’m reaching out to fellow writers and friends who live in wonderfully interesting places. Today we’re going to armchair travel to Romania and learn about iele.... read more

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Infamous Romanians: Guess My Top Five

September 14, 2018 6:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I’ve done Famous Romanians and Illustrious Romanians. Now it’s time for Infamous Romanians. The inspiration for this blog came from a court ruling earlier this week in Alba Iulia, Romania. For the title image I chose Vlad Țepeș (Vlad the Impaler). He was the model for Dracula. This mural is... read more

Urban Spaces: A Look at Bucharest

September 11, 2018 3:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Urban Spaces Title Image: From the collection Dan Perjovschi Post R (1995) at the Nasher Museum, Duke University. Gift of Kristine Stiles. The caption reads: Always Between Two Empires Perjovschi is making a political point about Romania’s always squeezed position in the world. If you do not know his work,... read more