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Cluj in 2002 - Mihai Cuibus 66

How Did Cluj Look 20 Years Ago?

On 3rd and 4th of September 2002, Mihai Cuibus, a resident of Cluj-Napoca, took his first digital camera out to the streets of the city.

Things I've Learned About Romania

Things I Learned About Romania – Volume IV – by Ingo Tegge

After having spent more than five years in Romania, Ingo Tegge decided to collect all the weird, funny, and astonishing facts that he’s learned about this country.

Things I Learned About Romania: VOLUME THREE BY INGO TEGGE

Things I Learned About Romania – Volume III – by Ingo Tegge

After having spent more than five years in Romania, Ingo Tegge decided to collect all the weird, funny, and astonishing facts that he’s learned about this country.

11sqm Apartment Cluj

11sqm Apartment for €200 Resulted in Hilarious Responses.

This 11sqm apartment post, has some of the best comments. The apartment has been rented now, but the legacy will live on.

Apartament cu 3 camere in zona Horea

House of Horrors – Latest Example of Real Estate Madness in Cluj

€165,000 for a 3-room apartment in tragic condition.

Things I learned about Romania - Volume 2 - Ingo Tegge

Things I Learned About Romania – Volume II – by Ingo Tegge

After having spent more than five years in Romania, Ingo Tegge decided to collect all the weird, funny, and astonishing facts that he’s learned about this country.

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