Tuesday, April 5, 2011

"Trattermandl" in Gufidaun - Isarco Valley


Since the turkish siege of Vienna in 1683, the "Trattermandln" kept pure the water of the fountains.

6 comments:

Dina said...

A Turkish guard for the fountains? Very interesting!

Sailor said...

Beautiful work on wood

Lois said...

Interesting carving!

VP said...

Some kind of trophy captured from enemy hands? It is a very nice carving and I am sure he is a good guardian!

Anonymous said...

This photo is precisely why I am planning a trip to your region.

Jack said...

A Turkish siege of Vienna? Well, I learned something new today.

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