16.9.14

forest dreamers

I have always loved the forest. When I was small, I always dreamed of living in a little cottage in the forest with my friends, who took the form of talking woodland creatures - fawns, squirrels & delicate birds. There's something about the forest which is just so magical. 

The browns, the greens, the endless earthy tones, the comfortable silence of nature, the branches that reach to the skies... there's no doubt that the forest is one of the places where I feel truly calm. Inspired. 

My heart has been aching to find a dreamland like this in our city... and on Sunday, we did. 
Sometimes the best things happen when the road leads you somewhere unplanned.





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  1. ah..forest..couldn't agree more, there's magic all around. I wish I have a place to explore like that anywhere near me, lucky you! beautiful pictures as always x

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  2. I adore the forest! Just something about being around trees, wildlife and the smell of freshness. I really need to get to one now! Gorgeous photos. xo

    www.chasing-peonies.blogspot.com

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    1. if you can find one nearby, do it! you won't regret it.

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  3. there is something so tranquil about walking through a forest, it's rejuvenating :)

    Emmett - Hippie Lace

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    1. tranquil... thats the perfect description :)

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  4. beautiful! i'm always searching for nature spots in my city, too. it's so nice to get away!

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    1. we were honestly so lucky to stumble across this. it's only 5 minutes drive from my flat too!

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  5. These photos! Such a beautiful place.

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    1. It was honestly a little slice of dreamland!

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  6. I feel like we live parallel lives but just with an ocean between us

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    1. couldn't have said it better myself, twin ;-)

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  7. oh yes! just being out doors - in nature - is my happiest and most relaxing place. how wonderful that you have such beauty at your finger tips! it may take a short drive and a little exploration, but it's there if you seek it.

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    1. I 100% feel the same! new zealand's nature is among the best, not that i'm biased or anything... ;-)

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  8. This is so beautiful. I love how nature can provide the best peaceful and calm feeling. Just looking at those makes me want to get in my car and drive drive drive.

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  9. Roar. This is great. Your photos are stunning and make me want to go to NZ... Auckland airport doesn't count! It's such a beautiful, serene place. Also, your hair is gorgeous. I've been following you on insta for awhile now but how have I never visited your blog?! Seems crazy!

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    1. YES! Come to New Zealand! :-) there's so much to explore and so much to see. thanks lady, and thanks so much for following along!

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