Because of a lot of bad press, not many people know that the Roma people have quite an interesting culture. Most people focus on the negative “gypsy” side of things, and they completely miss out on some neat things.
Christmas Morning Parade
We woke up to this “music” – and at first I thought, is that a train? What the hell is that noise? Lo, and behold, a Roma parade was coming down the street. We threw them some money from the window. Later, another parade came through, this one with many more people and dressed in even more elaborate costumes.