Gypsy School in Brzotin November 30th 2009 I recently made a trip to visit a second school for Roma in the region around Roznava. A few kilometers outside of town is the village of Brzotin, which has a population of a few hundred and a large percentage of Roma (gypsies). I struggle with the use of these kinds of terms (gypsies versus Roma, etc) because they all carry various political meanings. I have found that in academics, one must b ... read more
Europe » Slovakia » Kosice Region In 1918 the Slovaks joined the closely related Czechs to form Czechoslovakia. Following the chaos of World War II, Czechoslovakia became a Communist nation within Soviet-ruled Eastern Europe. Soviet influence collapsed in 1989 and Czechoslovakia once... ... read more
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Sylvia and I are a recently married couple and enjoy traveling, skiing, and seeing new places. We blog about our travels and enjoy sharing our experiences with family, friends, and anyone else who might be interested to read about the places we visit. We enjoy questions, comments, and messages.
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