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Białowieża Forest

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Moss clings to the stumps of long-dead trees. Lichen scrambles up giant oaks. Mushrooms sprout from the undergrowth. Welcome to the primeval lands of the UNESCO Bialowieza Forest. Some of the oldest woodland in the whole of Europe, it’s a strange, eerie, and unique place to explore. The piece de resistance is a possible encounter with a zubr (the mighty European bison) in the wild. For lodgings, rustic villages speckle the area, where taverns serve hunter’s stews and vodka.

jrfrancis 3 years ago

The Bialowieza Forest is a sprawling area of ancient primeval forests past and home to hundreds of rare European bison. A vast, sprawling terrain of picturesque trails to explore, mossy trees, and lush greenery in every direction, the Bialowieza is an enchanting destination that is steeped in both history and culture- a must for any forest lover.

seeker 2 years ago

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    These forests around the world, decorated with enchanting green plants, mossy stones, and blossoming flowers transport you into the pages of a fairytale. Including the forest in Germany that allegedly inspired the haunting children’s stories of the Brothers Grimm (if you have read the original works), rainforests in Canada that house mystical cream-colored Spirit Bears, and a forest in Belgium that blossoms millions of violet tinted bluebells every spring, these destinations are unique and truly mesmerizing. Spend hours or days touring these magical, forested areas- you just need a pocketful of breadcrumbs to lead you home.
  • World Heritage Sites in Europe

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    Throughout the vast continent of Europe, there are endless adventures to uncover. Here is a collection of the most awe-inspiring World Heritage sites across Europe, including mesmerizing landmarks, bustling cities, and gorgeous natural landscapes. Uncover some of the most mysterious and beautiful travel destinations on the planet with this bucket-list-worthy selection.

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