Photo Intensive Budapest

Budapest turned out to be a major highlight of our trip so far. We spent nine crazy days in there, half the time looking for a new place to stay and moving there in the middle of the night. Still, the vibe of the place didn’t allow us much rest as we fell in love with the city’s architecture, happenings and efficient public transportation. 😀

Armed with our camera, we went out exploring every day. This post is the photo intensive result of that. So less talk, more pictures. Here we go… Continue reading “Photo Intensive Budapest”

Pictures from Maramureș

We met Marius and Oana, his wife, in their cluj home and shortly after we began the long 128km drive to Maramureș. Doesn’t sound long right? But with the condition of Romanian roads and the rough terrain of the county, it takes about 3 hours. It seemed that the further away we got from Cluj, the more the touch of the 21th century was disappearing. The style of the villages, the way the people dress, and of course the way the hay is collected. Continue reading “Pictures from Maramureș”

Hay Season

Summer in the Romanian countryside is all about hay. Is it the right time to cut it? Is it dry enough to turn? And most importantly, will it be safely stacked before rain ruins everything? Each area uses different techniques for each process. For the bigger fields in flatter areas they use modern machinery. But we came to Magura, a picturesque mountain village, where old traditions still thrive. Continue reading “Hay Season”