The Quiet Of Trees

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For me it is often less about where a specific place is than it is about what a place is… if that makes sense or not.

I remember the first time I ventured out to Alwen Reservoir, though I don’t remember how it came onto my radar to begin with. I was surprised at how such a grand sight could sit relatively hidden away in a forest.

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That first trip in was when I really came to appreciate the hike in as much as the abandoned house itself.

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The hike is gorgeous for no particular reason. Even the forest road in runs through some beautiful forest. If I had to try to pin it down, I would say it was about the character of the trees up there… they are quieter than normal.

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It is a very peaceful and calming hike, I daresay I enjoy the trek more than the destination in this case though I do more photography at the destination… though that is hardly a reliable way of equating value.

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On my most recent trip out there I came back with daylight to spare and my reward was some lovely afternoon light patterning its way through the trees.

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In this case I was drawn to the abandoned farm house just outside the woods. I lingered here long enough to make a picture… and then some.

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