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· August, 2006

Stories about Romania from August, 2006

Moldova, Romania: Music

Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about themes in Moldovan folk music. WorkingDefinition writes about the “inescapable” music in Romania.

Romania: Facing Same Bigotry as the Poles?

Andy H of Csikszereda Musings writes (here and here) about the problems faced by the Polish migrant laborers in Britain – and whether the same awaits Bulgarians and Romanians.

Romania: Hitchhiking

Romerican posts a lengthy account of hitchhiking in Romania.

Romania: Parking in Bucharest

Owlspotting writes about the dangerous business of parking your car in downtown Bucharest.

Romania: Anatolian Carpets in Brasov

Carpetblog walks into a cathedral in the town of Brasov, Romania, and discovers one of the best European collections of Anatolian carpets of the 17th and 18th century.

Romania: Placebo's Concert

Owlspotting reports on an uninspired concert of Placebo in Romania.

Romania: Countryside Travel

Mat Savelli of Roma Roma writes more about his travel in the rural Romania, which included a quick visit to a synagogue and another quick visit to Elie Wiesel's childhood...

Romania: Spain-Based Diaspora

Andy H. of Csikszereda Musings writes about the Romanians living in Spain and how “Romanian has become shorthand for all Eastern European immigrants” in Western Europe.

Romania: Hotel Casablanca

Mat Savelli of Roma Roma posts a Romanian tourism commercial and, as if to illustrate how inaccurate it is, follows up with an account of his stay in the town...

Romania: Saturday Morning Cacophony

Romerican writes about the cacophony of a Saturday morning in Romania – and posts some pictures. A reader awards this post with “the Golden Electric Whistle Award for making [her]...

Romania: Summer Hits

Owlspotting posts videos of and reviews Romanian “summer hits.”

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