the road more travelled, Forêt de Bouconne

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    The oak leaves are yet to appear, but the beech (?) trees are green now.
    Which way would you go? Left? Right? Another way?

    isl_gr (Mnesterophonia), Murfomurf, and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. becklectic 108 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot of diverging paths. Can't wait 'til spring gets here!

    2. Riverside Dreamer 108 months ago | reply

      This is a great shot!

    3. Vaeltaja 108 months ago | reply

      Very nice shot. tiwil3

    4. simonsterg 108 months ago | reply

      Thank you becklectic, Riverside Dreamer and Vaeltaja!

    5. faria! 108 months ago | reply

      Great capture of a decision! I would take either path as long as I knew I could return home before dark :)


    6. simonsterg 108 months ago | reply

      Yes, I've been in there in the dark. i start to wonder how friendly the sangliers (wild boar) would be if we met each other!

    7. Razzy Raz 108 months ago | reply

      I'd go right; looks more intriguing. Where is this? Still brown around here (Maine). Like the simplicity of this photograph. Even though you have a lot going on and there is no central focus, it's basically just a shot of the woods. Something I normally would feel anyone could do, but this time, I think care was taken for this shot to create the right lighting. Well done.

    8. simonsterg 108 months ago | reply

      Yes, a friend here just said right is more interesting. I agree - I like a path with a bend in it, and trees almost brushing against you.
      This is the Forêt de Bouconne in Southern France near Toulouse.
      I normally do just do photos that anyone could do, so I'm glad you liked this one!

    9. ojaipatrick 108 months ago | reply

      Beautiful forest scene!

    10. simonsterg 108 months ago | reply

      Glad you like it, ojaipatrick!

    11. Tragopodaros 108 months ago | reply

      Mmm...but the right path looks like the one you would be told not to take through the forest, if you lived in a folk tale.

    12. simonsterg 108 months ago | reply

      ... puts me in mind of The Two Travellers (retold by the brothers Grimm
      They come to a fork in the forest track. One way, they know, is two days journey through the woods, the other seven days...

      (I have heard the story told wonderfully by storyteller Hugh Lupton.)

    13. etincelle 108 months ago | reply

      That looks very nice
      Please add a new one!

    14. Davidl50 108 months ago | reply

      Which way did you go Simon? I'll follow you.

      Great picture!

    15. simonsterg 108 months ago | reply

      Both ways lead to the lake you know.
      Great to have your company, David.

    16. green_lover 108 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot! I love this delicate green of the Spring...

    17. Nemorivagus 76 months ago | reply

      Joli taillis de charme

      Superbe photo vue sur :
      Vie de la forêt

    18. IlvaAraujo 65 months ago | reply

      This picture is a good example of someone who is concerned about the planet Earth.
      It deserves to be seen on:

      Plant Trees ;0)
      Plant a tree

    19. hazmimenu 56 months ago | reply

      Thanks, I'm thinking it where i'll be in 2 years... and I used it in my blog

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