A Slovenian peasant removes corn from the dried cobs while his wife holds his new hat. Clothing is one sign of Slovenia's new affluence; the country has one of the strongest economies among the formerly socialist East European nations.
Among generic values that Romanians may have, one value that stands out is being hardworking. The amount of work a Romanian citizen puts in to reach a certain goal can be remarkable. This is especially true for rural areas, as represented in this picture.