Tag Archives: Romania

Three Must-do Adventures in Central Romania

During a recent trip to Romania (Oct 2017), there were 3 areas/sites that I really enjoyed.  The area around Medias is known for its wonderful fortified churches.  While we didn’t visit any, they were very prominent features in the regional … Continue reading

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Installing Swing Sets in Roma Romania

Recently a friend Bret, his cousin George, and I traveled to Eastern Europe to install 2 swing sets in central Romania. The work was coordinated by an LDS service missionary couple.  They lined us up with a British couple working … Continue reading

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Gemeskut (Shadoof) in Central Romania

While traveling in central Romania, we ran across a narrow valley with shallow groundwater.  Several of the farms along the roadway had gemeskuts.  They are being used for stockwatering. The gemeskut has a history that goes back to ancient Egypt … Continue reading

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