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Eastern Europe, The Surprise Behind The Brochures

Countries on the borderline, torn between the ever-changing west and tradition-bound east, crushed under the Iron Curtain, Eastern Europe has evolved in a very different direction from the rest of the continent. I’m sure you’ll be surpris...
by BarePockets on Aug 29, 2016

Voronet | Voronet Monastery | Bucovina monasteries | Romania

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Putna | Putna Monastery | Bucovina monasteries | Romania

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Arbore | Arbore Monastery | Bucovina monasteries | Romania

The only preserved frescoes of Arbore monastery     The frescoes are dominated by a somewhat greenish-blue colour. The monastery was built in the year 1503 and contains an interesting Gothic tomb inside the church. Opposite the monaste...

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The Bucovina Monasteries. Dragomirna

There was a pleasant coolness in the air that morning. The second we started to move we could feel our sleeping bags covered in dew. We unzipped them and got out very carefully so that we wouldn’t get ourselves too … Continue reading »...
by BarePockets on Nov 6, 2012

The Bucovina Monasteries. Red frescoes at Humor

On our second day visiting the famous monasteries of Bucovina, we got closer and closer to the northern border of Romania. It was time to head back to Gura Humorului and the mountainous area which was guarding even more wonders. … Continue read...
by BarePockets on Mar 12, 2012

The Bucovina Monasteries. Arbore

We were getting farther away from home and closer to the northern border. This was once the center of Moldova and for centuries it has witnessed wars and terrible battles. A great part of Romanian history was written here. We … Continue reading...
by BarePockets on Feb 10, 2012


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