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Snowplow Train

It snowed all night and several feet of snow threaten to paralyze train traffic?No problem: you dispatch the snowplow train and after it crossed the country once, all the other trains are good to go to work as well. (Photographed in Gheorgheni, Romania.)

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Hungarian Runes

As if Romanian and Hungarian wouldn’t be hard enough already, I have discovered a third alphabet, hitherto unknown to me, on street signs in the Szeklerland in Romania. The writing directly above the arrow is in Old Hungarian script, also called Hungarian … Continue reading

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