This month on Picture Postcards we will be focussing on traditional dress. Our regional contributor, Carmen Cristel, has sent in this photo of traditional dress in Maramures in the north of Romania.
Concerts in the park, contests with attractive prizes, toys and sweets, clowns, cruises on the river Danube, a special tram for children, carnivals, parties, circus, theatre, music, dance and many more, that‘s how most children in my country are going to celebrate International Children’s Day on June the 1st.
Tourists may not know, and its inhabitants may have forgotten, how beautiful Bucharest can be.
I’ve realized that, together with the people who lined patiently, last Sunday, waiting to get inside the Arch of Triumph, visited the small museum, got to the upper terrace and admired the panorama from 27 meters high.
This is what some of our contributors have written on their blogs. Happy reading!
Sandra, our contributor from Portugal, continues her A-Z of the Netherlands with C is for Children, where she shares her impressions on Dutch children and parenting styles.
On 14 February 2007, the United Nations considered the Dutch children the happiest in the world. On December of the same year I arrived in the Netherlands. Let me share with you my first impressions on Dutch children.
These are no scenes from the Birds of L. Hitchcock. Everything happens in Bucharest.
Heavy snow fallen this February made wild pidgeons in Cismigiu Park be very hungry. They eat directly from the people‘s hands, without fear.
DeeBee, our contributor from France, wrote an article about the Baroque religious style in France.
The Baroque is the style of the Counter-Reformation, the reactive movement generated by the Church of Rome in order to reduce and annihilate Protestantism which had been introduced by Henry IV.
The Calvinist king converted to Catholicism before his accession to the throne in 1589 to end the bloody Wars of Religion. He was assassinated in 1610.