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The Brothers Grimm, Town Musicians
04-MAY-2011

The Brothers Grimm, Town Musicians

Taken on a recent works trip to Bremen, you will notice the donkeys legs are a bit polished. Its local tradition to rub his legs and make a wish, 100's of people a day do this , hence his polished legs.

Link here for the full story http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Town_Musicians_of_Bremen

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laine19-Jun-2011 23:11
It was one of my favourite Grimm tales....A great statue too
Phillip Normanton23-May-2011 20:17
That snout has a certain sheen too - or maybe he just has a sniffle :o)
Doug Cruden23-May-2011 19:39
LOL, well shot Kevin, and thanks for the story too!!
Mairéad23-May-2011 12:59
Very interesting statue - looks well against the brickwork.
Michal Leszczynski23-May-2011 07:49
Very nice capture, great photo. V.
Graeme22-May-2011 22:00
Great capture Kevin!Vote
patou22-May-2011 21:23
Exellent et tres original Kevin ( v )
Stephanie22-May-2011 21:20
The shiny legs remind me of the bronze boar statue in Florence ~ I believe you're supposed to rub it's nose and make a wish.
Colin Storey22-May-2011 19:25
Great statue, intereting about the shiny legs.
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