Wood sculptures on Magdalena island

Someone has been enjoying themselves with a hammer and chisel in the park of Magdalena island, in the North of Spain. The small pine forest on the peninsula is covered with delicate tree trunk sculptures in all shapes and sizes: from a giant hand to an elegant woodpecker and detailed chairs big enough to sit on.

‘La Magdalena’ lies at the entrance of the bay of Santander in Spain. The small island is quite the summer attraction with its beach, its free outdoor zoo with cute creatures like seals and penguins and its large park on a hill, covered with pine trees. The trees that have been cut, don’t go unnoticed: their trunks have been sculpted and carved into dozens of lovely wood sculptures. It takes a while to notice them, but once you do, your eyes automatically search for more.

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