Transilvania o la salvaje belleza del espíritu

If you understand a little Spanish, click here for a nice travel piece from the leading daily El Mundo on the “savage beauty” of Transylvania. It starts off with a bit of history: “‘Ultra silvam’!, ¡’Ultra silvam’!”, le mordía una voz en sueños al emperador Trajano para que encabezara de nuevo las legiones y capturara…

Romania is a vivacious young girl

If Romania were my field of study at a university, my second doctoral thesis would definitely be entitled The historical trend of the nation of Romania’s depiction in visual space as a virginal maiden (my first thesis is a little less conventional lol). Time and again, from all historical periods, there seems to be a…