Favorite Places & Spaces
Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine Nature Park in Yakushima, Japan | Part of the forest that served as the inspiration for the Studio Ghibli animated film Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke). Oga Kazuo, the lead artist for the film, spent lots of time here working on sketches for the movie's forests. | Photo by JoshBerglund19 via Flickr
Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine, Japan
Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine - Lebanon
In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this collection of curved trees, or "Crooked Forest," is a mystery.
ballynoe co down, ireland