PNW Part 11 (Hoh Rain Forest)

The only other rain forest climate I had been in before this trip was in Hawaii, so I wasn’t sure what to expect in the Pacific Northwest.  Did I see green everywhere?  Yes.  Was there a blue sky?  Yes.  Was there oppressive humidity?  Nope.   In other words, it was delightful.

Green literally dripped from every surface.

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What wasn’t dripping green was sprouting it.

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I was hard-pressed to find a color other than green or brown. I found a berry here and there and a couple of flowers.  Finding a flower felt like finding a unicorn. (SQUEEEEE!!!)

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But I did find fungi.

hohfungiEven though we came across other visitors every now and again, I truly felt like we were lost in our own little world.  It felt peaceful and magical and I am so thankful my family let me wander aimlessly with my camera.

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For more photos from the trip, click on the gallery below.

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    1. Thank you, Peggy! The sun peeking through the dense branches and trees was very striking in person. I wasn’t sure if my photos would convey that, so I’m glad you noticed!!

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  1. Thank you for your kind comments!
    The way you are describing your homeland sounds like another reason for me to visit Scotland! I’ll put “looking for moss-covered forests” on my list after Glasgow (my last name), Edinburgh, Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye, and Balvenie. 🙂

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  2. What beautiful shots of a stunning looking place. I love the intimacy you bring with your lens. I love treescapes dripping with moss….we get that here in Scotland too, and the atmosphere is always so hushed and timeless, as though everything has been just like this forever 🙂

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