Giving Gulliver a scrubbing

A worker cleaning the teeth of "Gulliver" at the Gulliver's World adventure park on Germany's Usedom Island. The sculpture of Gulliver - the character in Jonathan Swift's famous novel Gulliver's Travels - requires cleaning to avoid weather damage dur
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A worker cleaning the teeth of "Gulliver" at the Gulliver's World adventure park on Germany's Usedom Island.

sculpture of Gulliver - the character in Jonathan Swift's famous novel Gulliver's Travels - requires cleaning to avoid weather damage during winter.

The sculpture is 36m long and 17m wide, making it one of the largest of its kind in Europe.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 24, 2015, with the headline 'Giving Gulliver a scrubbing'. Print Edition | Subscribe