Monthly Archives: April 2013

NATO’s Next Secretary General From Romania? Basescu vs. Geoana

Rumour has it that NATO’s 2014 Secretary General might come from Central or Eastern Europe. Or more precisely from Romania. Here is what Damon W. Wilson (ExecVP @ Atlantic Council reporting insider diplomatic insights and analysis on a Europe whole … Continue reading

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Shale Gas Explorations in Romania Present No Environmental Risk, Official Says

Environment and Climate Change Romanian Minister Rovana Plumb has acknowledged that exploration permits have been granted to foreign companies in Dobrogea Region. She pointed out that in order for Romania to reach shale gas exploitation, the Ministry she overlooks needs … Continue reading

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Best Horror Movie: #Monday

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Palm Sunday or Flower’s Sunday in Romania

Romanian Orthodox are one week ahead of Easter Celebrations and this means today is Palm Sunday or Flower’s Sunday. Since Romanians do not have palm trees we’re using pussy willows in churches celebrating the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Christians … Continue reading

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Aleppo: Scenes from a City of Ruins

Culture rubble in Aleppo, Syria

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Sunshine Award Nominations Go To…

After precisely three months of blogging, I have been nominated for my second award, the Sunshine Award! Thank you WorldViaStandBy for the kind words and nomination, I do appreciate it! You should check this blog for incredible pictures of Africa, … Continue reading

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U2 – It’s A Beautiful Day

It’s a beautiful day Sky falls, you feel like It’s a beautiful day Don’t let it get away

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It’s A Dog’s Life In Bucharest

As a Capital, Bucharest’s main problem is far from being pollution or traffic jams although these do take a heavy daily toll. No, its main problem is canine aggression. Yep, dogs without owners roam around the streets even in the … Continue reading

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Marché Aux Puces or Flea Markets: Amazing Plainpalais

Truth is that I did promise over here to do a post on flea markets and Plainpalais in Geneva is my favourite flea market not only because it’s full of interesting things and my cobalt coffee mug is from there, … Continue reading

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Romanian Senator Catalin Voicu Gets 7 Years Jail Sentence For Influence Peddling

On 22 April 2013, the Supreme Court of Romania handed a final decision convicting Catalin Voicu, former Senator for the Social-Democrats, to 7 years jail sentence with no appeal while the convictee gets comfortably walked around hospitals for obesity treatment, … Continue reading

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