In the wilderness lies the preservation of the world.
Henry David Thoreau
A totem pole for Cologne – it gets colourful!
“Oh wow, there is even paint on it!” I was at least as surprised as many of our visitors as Uncle Harold pressed a paintbrush into my hand and told me which part of the thunderbird I should paint which color. He has not even finished carving it yet! But then Uncle Harold explained that it is common for the two carvers to begin painting the parts of the pole that are finished already. “And why?” I asked. He said that the color would give them a good impression of the completed pole, and enable them to better recognize the true nature of the totem pole. mehr erfahren …