Searching for Sarmizegetusa: Journeys to the heart of Rural Romania

Searching for Sarmizegetusa: Journeys to the heart of Rural Romania➻ Searching for Sarmizegetusa: Journeys to the heart of Rural Romania Free ➱ Author Caroline Juler – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Fascinating inside view of modern day Romania Searching for Sarmizegetusa Journeys to the heart of Rural Romania is than a travel book about Romania its history rich culture and beauty It is a homage Fascinating inside view of modern day Sarmizegetusa: Journeys PDF ↠ Romania Searching for Sarmizegetusa Journeys to the heart of Rural Romania is than a travel book about Romania its history rich culture and beauty It is a homage to a country that Caroline Juler knows and loves a lament for the inestimable natural cultural and historical riches that globalization and progress are steadily destroying Yet it is also a song of hope Searching for Kindle - and a summons to challenge the irresponsibility of human greed Famous as a prehistoric Carpathian citadel for the author of these Romanian travel stories Sarmizegetusa is also a symbol of Romania s spirited rejection of corruption and bad governance in the st century To many travellers writes Jessica Douglas Home in the foreword to this book Romania has exerted the most powerful fascination They have found that this country for Sarmizegetusa: Journeys PDF/EPUB Ã than any other has illuminated their inner beliefs with the intensity of a magnifying glass So it has been for Caroline Juler Caroline Juler is a writer and art historian She is the author of the Blue Guide and the National Geographic Traveler guide to Romania and has travelled all over the country In the late s she became involved with the struggle to save the historic site of for Sarmizegetusa: Journeys to the ePUB ✓ Ro ia Montana from open pit mining She has written for the popular radio programme From Our Own Correspondent and is currently researching a book about Romanian for Sarmizegetusa: Journeys to the ePUB ✓ shepherds epic journeys to the Caucasus and beyond. Searching for Sarmizegetusa Journeys to the Heart of Rural Romania by Caroline Juler is the author s personal account of her travels and experiences in Romania, but it s also muchAn author and art historian, Juler found herself deeply attracted to the culture, the history, and the people of Romania, especially the undeveloped areas where simple village life still followed age old patterns, and natural beauty wasn t yet spoiled by industrialization Juler also became very concerned at the Searching for Sarmizegetusa Journeys to the Heart of Rural Romania by Caroline Juler is the author s personal account of her travels and experiences in Romania, but it s also muchAn author and art historian, Juler found herself deeply attracted to the culture, the history, and the people of Romania, especially the undeveloped areas where simple village life still followed age old patterns, and natural beauty wasn t yet spoiled by industrialization Juler also became very concerned at the possible destruction of nature and history through proposed mining operations in an archaeologically rich zone An Afterword provides an update to some of the issues with which she wrestled Simple illustrations and maps are sprinkled throughout to add to the reader s understanding.Caroline Juler describes Searching for Sarmizegetusa as a pilgrimage, a fictional journey and a collection of true ones In my opinion, that s an understatement I found Juler s blending of ancient and modern history, with her vignette like accounts of her adventures, and the philosophical debate on environmental and cultural preservation, fascinating Her writing style is precise, intellectually satisfying, highly descriptive, and utterly enjoyable Doses of humor are sprinkled here and there, and the simple illustrations are charming This is no dry or dusty travelogue It s a delightful, amusing, and very warm hearted conversation with a friend who has just returned from a long journey and has so much to share, including a sincere concern for preserving what is best of the past in the face of a modern future If Juler takes you to the heart of Romania, it s through her own heart