Getutza

Getutza

Gabriela Tanasan teaching Getutza how to shoot video. When I was in Romania last September I had the distinct privilege of meeting Getutza, one of the bloggers trained as part of the Blogging the Dream project in Campulung Moldovenesc, a small town in the north of the...
World Blogging Forum

World Blogging Forum

It all started because I needed a way to get from Kiev to Skopje. I had heard from Onnik about the World Blogging Forum; that they were paying the travel and accommodation costs for all attendees. I was turned off by the language on the website: that they were only...

The Ethics and Responsibility of Paying Attention

The World Blogging Forum proved to be even more surreal than Internet Hungary. (More on that later in a separate post.) We were only give the topics we were to speak about upon arrival, and I was asked to speak about “ethics and responsibility.” What...
Romania: 20 Years After the Revolution

Romania: 20 Years After the Revolution

I remember after the fall of communism in 1989 one of our famous political analysts said that our Romania will need at least 20 years to recover after communism and we were all laughing. And here we are, exactly after 20 years, seeing that he was perfectly right. And...
Romania

Romania

Bucharest to Brasov. Shot completely on my 1st generation iPhone using Cycorder. For those in the West with any conception of Romania at all, it is likely composed of images from the various interpretations of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and, depending on your...