National Geographic : 1998 Sep
THe rOOTeD anD THe resTLess Restartingfrom scratch, Tudora Margarit,59, plans to raise corn on her once andfuture farm. In 1988 communist authoritiesseized her land and belongings and bulldozed her house into a pit. Under a restitutionprogram she has regained much of herproperty. A slaughteredsheep (below) helps provision a Gypsyfestival. Orderedto settle in villages in the 1950s, the Roma still travel duringsummers, engagingin horse-tradingand metalcrafts.