• Handmade Jumping Jacks in Germany (Photos)

    One of the oldest regions in the world to make wooden toys (and also known for it's tromp d'oeil paintings and infamous passion plays) is Oberammergau, Germany, which is omnipresent everywhere in the town. The origin of Oberammergau's wood carvings date back to the middle ages where a manuscript from the year 1111 first mentioned Rottenbucher monks who brought, ...the