Travelling from Mountain top to Sea side, Doors and Stories of 2021

Medieval Fortress Rasnov Transylvania at sunset

Today we’ll be travelling from mountain top to sea side celebrating Thursday Doors and stories of 2021. I found it difficult to choose a handful of doors, but here are the ones that stuck to my heart…

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The Romanian Blouse, IA, its Story, History, and Symbology

The Romanian Blouse, IA, its Story, History, and Symbology

The Romanian blouse, ia, is the fruitful outcome of a millennial history and rich tradition. Woven in codes. Ia, this Romanian embroidered peasant blouse also known as la blouse Roumaine, is the acclaimed symbol of the Romanian nation.

Visual patterns representing an unwritten knowledge and assiduous hand crafting seep like bygone scents in our wireless world. Welcome to the Romanian blouse, ia, a highly visual blog post for a trendy fashion symbol.

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Symbolism in Romanian Folk Pottery

Horezu Romania folk pottery and symbols

Symbolism in Romanian folk pottery, as ancient as the Neolithic period, paints the image of an advance culture with a deep understanding of the nature’s laws and human existence.

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Oratea Fortress, Echoes of the 13th Century, 100-Word Story

When wind howls around Oratea Fortress, echoes from the 13th century swirl around fir trees and tumbled down walls.

When wind howls around Oratea Fortress, echoes from the 13th century swirl around fir trees and tumbled down walls.

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Corvin Castle, Window Slits and Telling Rocks, 100-Word Story

Hunedoara Fortress view through a gap in the wall

We return to Corvin Castle only to gaze at its window slits and telling rocks in a 100-word story.

When you ventured through an old place, have you ever thought, if only these walls could speak… Would you be prepared to listen to their tales? For receiving, upon asking, can be a dangerous game.

Listen, then. Who tells this story?

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