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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.

This is a tunnel of 1,000 year old yew trees in England. The peaceful beauty of ancient nature is a great thing. Now, if only I had 1,000 years to grow a path like this for my driveway...

from Mismatched Passports

21 of the Most Romantic Towns in the World

Are you looking for bucket list-worthy places to visit with your partner? Check out our list of 21 of the Most Romantic Towns in the World which includes Positano (Italy), Bled (Slovenia), Antigua (Guatemela), Fira (Greece) and other awesome towns to travel to in Europe, Asia, Africa, New Zealand, North America and South America.

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!

from SFGate

Shady Dell deal preserves majestic redwood forest

Trees of mystery, part of the dense redwood forest on the acquired Shady Dell property in Usal, Ca. on Wednesday November 02, 2011. Save the Redwoods League is working with partners to protect 957 acres of remote redwood forest known as Shady Dell and extend California's rugged Lost Coast Trail. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle / SF