Brasov

Brasov, Romania

Romani people are one of the country’s largest minority. They are said to still be highly discriminated in the Romanian society. August 2017. Le peuple rom est une des plus grandes minorités du pays. On dit qu’il est encore victime de fortes discriminations dans la société roumaine. Août 2017.  

Agapia, Romania

A community of around 400 women lives on the land of the Agapia monastery in the Neamt mountains. They all have their own small wooden house with a garden covered with flowers. August 2017. Une communauté de près de 400 femmes vit sur les terres du monastère d’Agapia dans les monts du Neamt. Elles ont…

Bucarest

Bucharest, Romania

It looks like a wedding dress. But there was no sign of a wedding. It can be she was just a Romanian girl riding her bike with a friend. August 2017. Cela pourrait être une robe de mariée. Mais il n’y avait aucune noce en vue. Il se peut qu’elle n’est juste été qu’une fille…

Bistrita

Bistrita, Romania

Rural life in northern Romania is such a pleasant experience. You sometimes have the feeling you go back in time. August 2004. La vie à la campagne au nord de la Roumanie est une expérience très agréable. On a parfois le sentiment de remonter le temps. Août 2004.

Ormeniș

Ormeniș, Romania

Half of the inhabitants in the village of Ormeniș, like these kids, are Roma. The village used to be known as a Saxon village. In the 1990’s, there were some incentives to encourage the German speaking population to migrate to Germany after centuries spent in Romania. This is the time when the Roma started to…

Bucharest, Romania

Old ladies sell lace and tablecloths in the streets of Bucharest; this is their only way to survive. They are likely to have no pension. August 2002. Des vieilles dames vendent de la dentelle et des nappes dans les rues de Bucarest ; c’est leur seul moyen de survie. Elles n’ont sans doute aucune retraite.…

Rogoz, Romania

The Church of the Holy Archangels in Rogoz is one of eight wooden churches of Maramureş listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Maramureş is a very traditional region, known for being one of the poorest in Europe. These women dressed in their local outfit were gathering after the mass and were a bit taken…