Here’s what my wife and I did this past weekend. Raw Generation Expo is one of our worthwhile projects, an event through which we promote healthy foods and a balanced life.

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Toamna aceasta Raw Generation Expo a poposit la Iasi, un oras drag sufletului meu si la care m-am reintors cu cea mai mare bucurie! Multumesc celor care au ajutat la organizare, mai exact echipa Verde Bun dar si expozantilor care s-au implicat cu trup si suflet pentru realizarea aceastei editii!

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Poze de la Raw Generation Iași, Ediția II


Selected photos from Iasi, Romania

What you see below are photos from the city of Iasi, Romania, the second largest city in Romania after Bucharest, according to a recent census. It’s a city with a lot of history and a lot of historic buildings. It was the capital of the province of Moldova for hundreds of years, and also the capital of Romania for a short while. It’s home to the oldest university in the country, named after Alexandru Ioan Cuza, who founded it in 1860.

We visited the city in June of 2006, after an all-night train ride in horrendous conditions, and we only had about half a day to see it. Naturally, we went to see the Palace of Culture (which was closed for renovations unfortunately), so we rambled around for a while then decided to go see Ion Creanga’s house (he’s one of Romania’s most beloved writers).

Let me just say that I took these photos with a digital camera, not a DSLR, so the picture quality suffers. Given that I was just starting to learn proper composition back then, some aren’t framed properly. But enough apologies. Here are the photos.

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