Moss is a common plant in Iceland. It grows abundantly in the mountainous region and is a special characteristic of Iceland’s lava fields. One of the most spectacular moss blanket is located on the southern coast of Iceland, over the Eldraun Lava Field. Continue reading →
Trees have long life spans, but eventually they too die of old age or succumb to diseases or get damaged in thunderstorms and hurricanes. When trees in urban spaces die and show signs of toppling over or breaking off, the city might decide to remove them for the safety of those around. The remaining stumps then provide a wonderful opportunity for wood carvers to showcase their talent and liven up the neighborhood at the same time. Continue reading →
Dylan Gehlken is a talented landscape photographer and outdoor enthusiast currently lives in Adelaide, South Australia. Continue reading →
Tucked between Stoke Down and Bow Hill, near the village of West Stoke about three miles north west of Chichester, in West Sussex in southern England, is Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve. Continue reading →
A 1938 postcard showing shepherds from the marshy region of Landes, France, getting around on stilts.
The Landes region of southwestern France, bordering the Bay of Biscay, is covered by a large pine forest. Continue reading →
The artist Jack Dally has just produced a series of colorful illustrations entitled Essential Living. This series features many characters in action in the English capital. Continue reading →
Across the United States there are hundreds and thousands of trees that have stood around for many centuries and bore witness to the history in that area. Some of these trees were present during key events in American history like the Civil War battles. Historians call these trees “witness trees”. Continue reading →