1001 nights in the Middle East, part 3

1001 nights in the Middle East, part 3

The journey continues with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the largest of the emirates. This emirate has been inhabited since the third millennium BC, but Abu Dhabi as we know it today was born in the mid-18th century, founded by the Bani Yas...
1001 nights in the Middle East, part 2

1001 nights in the Middle East, part 2

The incursion into the Middle East continues with a visit to the lesser-known Oman. The country has an extremely important strategic position in the Persian Gulf area, bordering the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west and Yemen to the...
1001 nights in the Middle East, part 4

1001 nights in the Middle East, part 4

Doha, the capital of Qatar, is an extremely modern city located on the coast of the Persian Gulf, which has benefited from rapid development in the past 25 years, being one of the richest cities in the world. What strikes here is the fact that the price of a bottle of...
1001 nights in the Middle East

1001 nights in the Middle East

The term “Middle East” defines a general area, that is, without precise boundaries. Most experts believe that it includes Saudi Arabia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Georgia, Iran, Turkey, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman,...
Eternity was born in Maramureș…II

Eternity was born in Maramureș…II

A weekend is not enough to discover the tumultuous beauties of this area, but in the short time I spent here I tried to capture a little of the authenticity and beauty of the area. I made the first incursion into the so-called soul of the Maramures village, the wooden...
Eternity was born in Maramureș…

Eternity was born in Maramureș…

While Blaga used to say that eternity was born in the countryside, I believe that eternity was born in my grandparents’ house. I found the house I picture in my mind as my grandparents’ countryside house at the Iz de Maramures Farm Stay. Maramureș has long been on my...