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FLIX PIX (338): "Bravo to Radu Jude and AFERIM!"

 

AFERIM!

(directed by Radu Jude, 2015)

****+ (out of 5)

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> This film completely transports you into a wholly different place and time and a much simpler and more primitive way of life. 341 more words

KPKworld

A flippant Minnesotan in Romania

I thought that Minneapolis juggler and travel writer (Lonely Planets) Leif Pettersen’s style was too jaunty and too sarcastic in Backpacking with Dracula. Pettersen details the military successes of Vlad III/Vlad Dracula, “the Impaler,” who was… 334 more words

Balkans

Antim Monastery

Antim Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Bucharest.

The  monastery was built during Constantin Brancoveanu’s reign in The Romanian Country,  between 1713 and 1715 by  the metropolitan bishop of Wallachia,  175 more words

Churches

The Princely Court, Curtea de Argeș

The Princely Church in Curtea de Arges, built in XIII century, is one of the most important medieval architecture monuments south of the Carpathian mountain range, being the oldest church founded by a voivode in Wallachia. 150 more words

Romania

Day 11: Bookarest

Today was our last day in Bucharest and our last full day in Romania, so we decided to spend the day tying up loose traveller ends in the city – the Palace of Parliament, and the Carturesti Carusel Book Shop. 570 more words

Day 10: If I Should Stay, I Would Only Be In Your Way

With heavy hearts, this morning we packed our things and spent as much time as we could in our awesome loft at Drachenhaus in fantastic Brašov before having to catch the train to our final destination in Romania, the capital city of Bucharest.   417 more words