The village of Breb, in Romania's Maramures county. Photos: Kit Gillet; Corbis

Travel back in time with a trip to Romanian rural idyll

The countryside of Maramures, where farmers still use long scythes and home-made wooden pitchforks and there's no TV or internet, gives visitors a taste of how rural life was in much of Europe two centuries ago, writes Kit Gillet

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The village of Breb, in Romania's Maramures county. Photos: Kit Gillet; Corbis
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