But I beg you to reconsider, and throw your previous notions of the fantastical in literature out the window.
For the past three days, we have been voyagers on the world-famous Fairy Tale Road in Germany.
You'll notice two figures in the photo at right with odd expressions on their faces. They are named Shtuffel and Toffel. They were the anthropomorphized potato-sack mascots of the restaurant we first ate at, enjoying schnitzel and potato pancakes. Shtuffel is the more extroverted of the two, while Toffel, though quieter, is constantly thinking of ingenious schemes to get out of his responsibilities.
- Rapunzel's braid
- several dollhouses