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Spotlight - Light and Magic in Bucharest

Spotlight Bucharest international light festival 2016 was the second edition of this event , which was held from 5 to 8 May in Bucharest, capital of Romania.For four evenings Victory Avenue, a major avenue in center of the city, was transformed into an exhibition full of light and magic. Interactive installations , performances of light and sound , video mapping sessions and colorful projections enchanted the eyes of the visitors. The map of this event counted 23 attractions that... continue reading

Turda Salt Mine - The Coolest Underground Places In The World

It was classified with this titleby Business Insider.Turda salt mine is located in Turda County, Transylvania - Romania and it’s a historical mine being first mentioned in year 1075. In 1780 there were five ogival mines in Turda.Salt exploitation in this mine was done until 1932 when it was stopped permanently, and in 1992 was transformed ina halotherapy center.In 2009 the salt mine enter in a big rehabilitation and modernization program with the financial support of the European Union.... continue reading

Top 10 awesome destinations for 2016

Suffering from wanderlust but don't know which way to go? Scratch your head no more, we have some awesome destinations for you that apparently are all the rage this year according to the Lonely Planet guide.   1. BotswanaThis South African country is mostly defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta, which turns into a lush paradise when the seasonal floods come in but it's not just the national park trips that are a point of interest. In June 1966 Botswana... continue reading

My hometown - City of Iasi from Romania

So, this April assignment was about the unrated cities as new landmark for everyone. This is a kind of bless for me ... because i live in that kind of the city :)I live in the city of Iasi (my hometown too), located in the NE part of Romania. Is a real unrated city against others big cities in the world. But he has his beautiful parts ... As tourist you can discover a lot of nice things in here.For this assignments i uploaded 8 pictures and all of them have been accepted. I'm very pleased... continue reading

Santorini, the island of lava

This greek island is one of the most romantic places on earth. That's why we chose it for our honeymoon. It is located near the Greek island of Crete.   Most of the buildings on the island are carved in a vertical slice of the earth. Land in Santorini consists of volcanic dust, ashes of the earth, allowing to build traditional houses. Houses built carving cut in a long corridor and was constructed by the method of masonry wall closing the cavity.   Oia is one of the few Cycladic villages... continue reading

Impaling: Dracula's torture method

Vlad the Impaler is one of the most famous and respected rulers in Romanian history. However abroad, he is known under the name Dracula. The Irish author Bram Stoker is the one who made him famous all over the world through the novel with the same name: Dracula.The mysterious and cruel vampire Dracula was an immortal damned creature which fed on the blood of mortals. But for Romanians, Vlad Dracula remains the symbol of the brave ruler who opposed the powerful Ottoman Empire.All those caught... continue reading

Saint Valentine's Day in Russia

Saint Valentine's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it is not a public holiday in most of them. The history of this holiday is well known to everybody. Tradition of celebrating Valentine's day In Russia appeared not so long ago as Europe but that doesn't make him less popular. However, some consider it as the most romantic day on earth and the other ploy of marketers. Some believe that this holiday is alien to Russian culture because we have our day of all lovers... continue reading

Warm winter and Romance anywhere on beach

This is a warm winter in Vancouver.BC Canada. It was just a piece of snow at city downtown area this year, nothing surprise:)There was the romantic thing that happened on the beach when I was taking pictures with seagulls:)Wish everyone here is falling in love and romance every day.    continue reading

Financial Times recommends visiting a Romanian village

Dear photographers,Several days ago I wrote a small piece about how CNN was recommending Romania as a worthy tourist attraction in 2016. The reputed newspaper Financial Times does the same and more specifically recommends a small village in Romania called Magura, a traditional village where civilization blends in great manner with an archaic lifestyle. The journalist Arabella McIntyre-Brown chose to live in Magura because this is where is instantly felt like home upon her first visit in Romania... continue reading

CNN includes Romania in a list of top holiday destinations for 2016

Dear photographers,CNN recommends Romania as a tourist destination in the following year. If you are passing through Romania I recommend you several locations you can visit or photograph: Sighisoara, Sibiu, Brasov, Maramures - Merry Cemetery, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and do not miss the capital city Bucharest where you will discover a lot of interesting places.         continue reading

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