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Čičmany - Slovakia.travel

The typical village ČIČMANY surrounded by the mountains Strážovské vrchy and Malá Fatra in the southern part of the valley Rajecká dolina is famous for its original log houses with the typical white ornamentation.

Čičmany - Slovakia.travel

The typical village ČIČMANY surrounded by the mountains Strážovské vrchy and Malá Fatra in the southern part of the valley Rajecká dolina is famous for its original log houses with the typical white ornamentation.

Čičmany - Slovakia.travel

Čičmany - Slovakia.travel

Zalipie

harvestheart: “ The secluded village of Zalipie in southeastern Poland is home to a charming tradition. Over a century ago the women of the village began to paint their houses. HH: Look at that cute.

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Zalipie – Decoratively Painted Village in Poland

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Zalipie – Decoratively Painted Village in Poland

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Zalipie – Decoratively Painted Village in Poland

The geometric decorations are approximately 200 years old. The simple ornaments were painted using white lime which also had the function of conservation and protection.

The geometric decorations are approximately 200 years old. The simple ornaments were painted using white lime which also had the function of conservation and protection.

Čičmany

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