<p>This scenic section of northwest Romania—<a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/best-trips-2015/#/twins-maramures-romania_85229_600x450.jpg" target="_blank">one of our Best Trips 2015</a>—is as culturally rich as it is remote. The following is a collection of images by photographer <a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/255935/" target="_blank">Kathleen Laraua McLaughlin</a>, a member of our Your Shot community who has been photographing the villages of Maramures for over 15 years.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Here, a woman named Maria (at center) directs the preparation of food for her granddaughter's wedding in the village of Sarbi.</p>

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This scenic section of northwest Romania—one of our Best Trips 2015—is as culturally rich as it is remote. The following is a collection of images by photographer Kathleen Laraua McLaughlin, a member of our Your Shot community who has been photographing the villages of Maramures for over 15 years.

Here, a woman named Maria (at center) directs the preparation of food for her granddaughter's wedding in the village of Sarbi.

Photograph by Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin

Best Trips 2015 Pictures: Maramureș, Romania

This scenic section of northwest Romania—one of our Best Trips 2014—is as culturally rich as it is remote.

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