A Walk in the Forest

A light dusting of snow fell this afternoon so I decided to head down the road and into the Veldensteiner Forst, of which I’m on the eastern border of. Normally the forests around here don’t interest me much, as they aren’t really ‘wild’ and are often plantations from the last century or so. But when a light snow falls it only reaches the ground in openings in the canopy, creating cool patterns of snow and green.

I remembered a road I had driven down some months back that had some cool looking areas with moss on the forest floor, opposed to blue berry bushes which seem to be more common but not as nice looking in the snow. The road is only about 5 miles away but it doesn’t really go anywhere so I never use it.

Germany landscape stock photo: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst in winter, Bavaria, Germany. Cody Duncan Photography

Germany landscape stock photo: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst in winter, Bavaria, Germany. Cody Duncan Photography

Germany landscape stock photo: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst in winter, Bavaria, Germany. Cody Duncan Photography

Germany landscape stock photo: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst in winter, Bavaria, Germany. Cody Duncan Photography

Germany landscape stock photo: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst in winter, Bavaria, Germany. Cody Duncan Photography

Germany landscape stock photo: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst in winter, Bavaria, Germany. Cody Duncan Photography

Germany landscape stock photo: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz-Veldensteiner Forst in winter, Bavaria, Germany. Cody Duncan Photography

3 replies
  1. Cody says:

    Thanks Beau!

    Ya, it’s a cool part of the forest. Not sure why I’ve never gone there before, but I’ll be going back again once it snows again (probably sometime this week). I could wander around for hours in a place like that.

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