08 août 2012

Ada-Kaleh: The lost island of souls

(Image source) Yesterday, I went to Muzeul Taranului Roman for a superb exhibition on the beautiful lost island of Ada-Kaleh, victim of the Iron Gate dam's construction in 1971. I must confess that I'd never heard of it. I was frankly shattered by what I discovered there - the total elimination of a little corner of paradise, lives lost, the forced displacement of a community, pain and dramas that simply cannot be expressed for only those displaced know how it is. Ada-Kaleh, now submerged under the waters of the Danube, lives on in... [Lire la suite]
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