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Amazing Horezu

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

Probably everyone who goes to Horezu talks about the Monastery, which is admittedly very beautiful.  It dates back to 1690 and was built by Prince Constantin Brâncoveanu. Horezu is on the south side of the Carpathians, south west of the main town of Râmnicu Vâlcea, on the way to Târgu Jiu .  The other thing […]

Furniture fit for a peasant’s palace

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

We had so much fun finding furniture for our house in Galeş. 
Here you can see Anca’s dad, Lio, putting his electrical training to good use, rewiring the antique chandelier we bought in an antique shop in Bucureşti.  This was the Papagal (parrot) chandelier that Anca so loves.  It is a very old chandelier and was […]