October 14

October 16, 2011 at 9:34 pm | Posted in Family, Transylvania, Travel | 7 Comments
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October 14: Country time.
We took my parents down to the Iara Valley this weekend to one of our favorite places in Romania. Much of this country is still rural, and just a few minutes outside the city, you’ll often see horses and carts carrying sacks of potatoes or bundles of firewood. Or a farmer walking his milking cows home. Or sheep grazing contentedly in the fields, as in this picture. We snapped this shot and then drove to the ATM a few kilometers down the road. By the time we circled back, the shepherd and herding dogs had driven the herd to the other side!


Fluffy Bunnies in Romania:
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and then, she {snapped}



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  1. […] this picture to mark the day not because of what’s in it, but because of when I took it. On our trip this weekend, I did a lot of sitting. A lot of hobbling to and from chairs and benches. A lot of watching: […]

  2. Gorgeous!

  3. That it so beautiful. All the sheep and the church in a background looks like a fairytale castle.

  4. nice shot 🙂

  5. so beautiful. I grew up in Poland where still you could find places like the one on your picture. I really miss it.

  6. lovely shot!

  7. […] love your nonchalance. Park on the sidewalk? Sure. Ketchup and corn on your pizza? Okay. A hundred fluffy sheep grazing sun-kissed stalks in front of a dazzling onion-domed church? Oh, […]

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