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Eerie yet beautiful forests by the photographer Oskar Zapirain 3/26/2016 •

Eerie yet beautiful forests by the photographer Oskar Zapirain

If elves and trolls really existed they would certainly live in these magical foggy woods located in Northern Spain.


All the photos were taken in beech woods near the town of Oiartzun in Basque Country. The woods are famous for a dense fog that frequently accumulates in its hollows and whimsical trees with branches looking like skinny human arms afflicted by arthritis. Such branches owe their existence to a long history of charcoal production in the area: the trees were deliberately trimmed and later they regrew with short trunks and extremely long branches.

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52 Comments
Paul Sterling
Paul Sterling
SPOOKY
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Mar 26, 2016 8:36PM
Gina Reed
Gina Reed
lovely.
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Mar 26, 2016 8:38PM
Judith Theisen
Fascinating photos! Almost spooky.
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Mar 26, 2016 8:43PM
Benjamin Coltharp
Inspiring!
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Mar 26, 2016 8:51PM
MaggieP
Fascinating, yet eerie.
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Mar 26, 2016 9:06PM
Arlene Baldwin
Arlene Baldwin
Wish I could see it in person
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Mar 26, 2016 9:17PM
Dot McGhghy
Dot McGhghy
almost can see the little people
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Mar 26, 2016 9:18PM
Mary Marshall
Mary Marshall
Nice Layout Houston, Texas
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Mar 26, 2016 10:13PM
Barbara Brown
Barbara Brown
very awesome, have been wanting to take up photography, this is what i conceive as creative with insight inspiring me to follow through.
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Mar 26, 2016 10:36PM
Adrian Capt'n Judge
I would love to spend a couple of nights there :-P
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Mar 26, 2016 10:42PM
Robert Wilson-Tulloch
Robert Wilson-Tulloch
not something I would expect to find in spain; maybe England, though! ;-) Great photos!
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Mar 26, 2016 11:13PM
Rodger Talbott
Eerie
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Mar 27, 2016 12:13AM
Sena Havasy
Sena Havasy
So sad! Warped trees struggling to survive.
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Mar 27, 2016 12:27AM
Denise White-Aponte
Awesome
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Mar 27, 2016 12:31AM
Tom Young
Cool...
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Mar 27, 2016 1:37AM

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