The forest, a mythical place. The fairy tales and legends that every child knows play here. “Once upon a time,” they begin. They are teeming with witches, ghosts, wizards, fairies, dragons and wolves all lurking in the forest. The forest stimulates our imagination.
The fairy tale forest. The Black Forest. It is Germany’s most powerful forest. “Abnoba”, that is what the Roman historian Tacitus called the mysterious forest in Germania, already 2000 years ago.
Poets, painters, musicians have immortalized him. Till today. “I’m in the forest. I may be late,” writes Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke. Forest means delay. Release from the internal clock. Self-discovery.