Thursday, May 19, 2011

Day 3 ~ From the Forest...

The incredible lush greens and towering redwoods on a foggy morning at Armstrong Woods Redwood State Park in Guerneville, California.


  1. Aren't they marvellous, those redwoods? It's a cliche, I know, to liken being amongst them as being in a cathedral but is is true. Not much can quieten this old heart but they did.

  2. Blue ~ Walking amongst the redwoods was the one thing I truly wanted to do while we were out in California. It is like being in a cathedral with its peace and sense of wonder. I was accused of photographing every tree in the park...and in the end, found it impossible to capture the scale and majesty of those trees.

  3. Carol wondrous images!!I yearn to see them one day!

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  4. Hello:
    How we should love to see for ourselves a forest of these truly amazing trees. Just occasionally one sees a single specimen in the UK, usually planted by the Victorians to commemorate a special event. But never more than one.

    And don't they show how insignificant man [and woman too] is in the natural world?

  5. Karena ~ Thank you very much! I'm on my way for a long overdue visit!

    Hello Jane and Lance, I would imagine the moderate climate in the UK would be ideal for redwoods. It was awe-inspiring to be in a forest of those magnificent trees...and in a micro climate so green and lush. The atmosphere and landscape changes dramatically a few miles away. No wonder there are so many varieties of wine in California!

    It was beautiful and, more than anything else, I came away feeling very moved by the optimism, the willingness to bet on a dream and the hard work of the people who live there.


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