Stories about Romania from August, 2006
Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about themes in Moldovan folk music. WorkingDefinition writes about the “inescapable” music in Romania.
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.
Romerican posts a lengthy account of hitchhiking in Romania.
Owlspotting writes about the dangerous business of parking your car in downtown Bucharest.
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.
Owlspotting reports on an uninspired concert of Placebo in Romania.
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 house.
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.
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 of Satu Mare.
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] snort chocolate milk from laughing so hard.”
Owlspotting posts videos of and reviews Romanian “summer hits.”