The Potter’s House – Maramures

I’ve always loved Maramures. Known in Romania as a kind of living museum that preserves much of the country’s traditional heritage, this blogger shares a number of photos of the work of Daniel Les, a potter who still makes art the old-fashioned way. If you’ve ever wanted to take a pottery class in Maramures, here’s…

Copacul cu miere

Way back in the mists of time when I was first learning Romanian, a friend of mine sent me a very special book called Ursuletul Winnie si Copacul cu Miere. I loved this book for many reasons, starting with the fact that I already knew the story in the original English version, it was illustrated…