Marija Bistrica

Ivica Mesar making traditional wooden toys in the village of Tugonica, near Marija Bistrica, in the Zagorje region of northern Croatia (left), and Brankica Scuric making traditional gingerbread hearts in Marija Bistrica (right). The traditional wooden toy-making and gingerbread craft of northern Croatia are both inscribed on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. To …

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Torun gingerbread

Young Polish women making Torun and other traditional gingerbread at the Polish stand, on the first day of WTM (World Travel Market) 2012, Excel Centre, London, UK (5 November 2012) Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.