Frozen Black Sea

Frozen Black Sea

These pictures were made ​​in Constanta in early February, after the snow storm that occurred in Romania in this period. Due to very low temperatures and strong wind, the Black Sea froze. The same phenomenon occurred in other shores of the Black Sea at this time.   Via: Alex...
Ceausescu at a hunting session with the heads of diplomatic missions in Romania

Ceausescu at a hunting session with the ...

Nicolae Ceausescu , as well as other leaders of the other countries , had the passion of hunting. At one of the hunting sessions, in January 25, 1969, were invited heads of diplomatic missions in Romania . Some of the participants , participating at their first hunting , they receive ” the hunter’s baptist ” . This ritual consists in  kicking the baptized’s butt with a stick .     Via:...
Praid salt mine

Praid salt mine

Beginnings salt Praid mine history dates back to Roman times. The first written document about mining in the mine, after those mentioned by Dr. Robert Schmidt Elegius in “Study of the salt deposits in Transylvania” . The mine can be visited by the tourists or people with breathing problems may make treatment inside . The access in the salt mine is made by a bus...
Snоw Stоrm in Romania

Snоw Stоrm in Romania

Southern Romania is pаrаlуsеd bу hеаvy snоw leaving а lоt оf pеоple stuck in their cars. Тhе country hаs еvеn drafted in thе army tо rescue hundrеds оf trаvеllers stranded bу blizzards that dumped up to a mеtеr оf snоw in 24 hours. Via:...
Wild Carpathia

Wild Carpathia

 Charlie Ottley ventures deep into the breath-taking but little known mountains and forests of Carpathia. Home to bears, wolves and the elusive lynx, this is perhaps the last great wilderness in Europe, seen as never before. Charlie provides a unique insight into the scenic beauty and rich culture of the region, exploring its chequered history from the mystical ruins of the ancient Dacian civilisations to its medieval communities, the heritage of which survives intact to this day. In his quest to find remote villages, cross mountains and spot bears in the wild,...
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