Day: <span>July 2, 2012</span>

For a better life

The cart hood is a plastic from the Carrefour supermarkets commercials and it says (in Romanian) “for a better life” (“pentru o viața mai bună”). The cart is emblematic, since the gipsies here are nomads, they travel the land using those (and have a real house inside).

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Horseshoe making

This is a story about making horseshoes, it happens in a common Romanian village, at its side, in the part inhabited by the gipsy community.

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Is about taking the raw steel and with the help of the fire, just like the ancient god Vulcan, and making it into shapes.

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The hero is no god, but a simple, humble man:

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Still, he has the power over the fire and steel

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And this is how horseshoes are made.

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