Bucharest 1985

Bucharest 1985

John Squier and his partner went on an Eastern European car journey in 1985. There are some pictures made in  Unirii marketplace  which was demolished a year later in 1986, and another few are made near the place where they stayed . They stayed at the Manuc Inn and the first picture in these series was taken from the window of room 113.   Via: 1 , 2 ,...
1964 , An american in Bucharest

1964 , An american in Bucharest

Below are some photos taken by a U.S. citizen in Bucharest of 1964. Not made by a professional but put together the images becomes a quality report. Photos are made ​​in september. In most national flags placed images observed as celebration. It is about a official visit of the Emperor of Ethiopia that was taking place in parallel. We should note again that there is no traffic, no ads and no cables or rough road signs similar to those installed today.   Via:...
Henri Cartier Bresson in Romania 1975

Henri Cartier Bresson in Romania 1975

Henri Cartier-Bresson was the photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. He was invited to visit Bucharest and Romania in may  1975 , at the celebration of victory over the Nazis. Below are some pictures made during this journey in Romania. Andrei Pandele, known Romanian photographer, met in May 1975 in Bucharest the world of photography legend Henri Cartier – Bresson. Impressions and experience, presented by Andrei in the movie below. Interview by Alex Gâlmeanu and Edward Lawrenson, filmed by Alex Gâlmeanu. Via:...
Soviet Union Magazine – Romanian Edition Part II

Soviet Union Magazine – Romanian Edition...

Soviet Union Magazine , founded by Maxim Gorky in 1930. By 1950 appeared under the title “USSR in Construction”. Appears in the following languages​​: Russian, Romanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Korean, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Hungarian, Mongolian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Urdu and Vietnamese. This is the first page of each issue of the magazine in 1977, Romanian edition of the magazine. You can find the first part...
Bucharest seen by an american tourist in 1974

Bucharest seen by an american tourist in...

Sanda Kaufman , a american tourist , visited Bucharest in 1974 . She taken some pictures representing the city in that period.         Via: Sanda...
Mircea The Great – Ceausescu’s Yacht

Mircea The Great – Ceausescu’...

The boat is a passenger usage type . Itsurpose is to fulfil special missions on the rivers . Maximum length is 95.74m and the maximum speed is 36.4 Km/h with all three engines  at 1000 rot/min .  Mircea The Great it was build specially for Nicolae Ceausescu’s usage . Presidential couple  did enjoyed just only once the luxury of this yacht . After the 1989 revolution , the yacht was renamed  in ” Mures ” . Now it is docked in Braila and can be rented for 600 euros per hour...
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