Ancient forests of the world
• The ancient forests of the world
Return to nature may seem like a journey back in time, especially if you wander around the wilds of one of the oldest forests of the planet Earth. In some of these ancient tribes live today without even the slightest contact with the advancing civilization - to attach you to this amazing nature.
It is here that grow the most beautiful Chilean pine, some of which are more than a thousand years. Scientists believe that the unusual inverted crown of the tree was the result of evolution, so the plant was removed herbivorous dinosaurs roamed here as much as 180 million years ago.
Moss-covered rocks, roots entwined with Japanese cedar lie here for seven thousand years. Walk through the forest Yaku takes you into a beautiful fairy tale, which will overlap with the local mythology. Take care about the trip in advance: to get into the National Park, you'll have to book a ticket on a special website.
The Amazon rainforest
For 55 million years, local forests have not changed. Man continues to cut down the thickets protected, but even he, with all his aggressiveness cave savage can not do anything with majestic contempt of nature. The authorities of Brazil and Peru staged here National Park, in the depths of which were inhabited by tribes, had never faced a civilization.
This isolated from the surrounding natural forest is an excellent example of how our planet looked as much as 300 million years ago. Tarkin - the second largest sample of temperate rainforest in the world and home of the giant 3,000-year-old Huon Pines, the second of the oldest living trees on the planet. Should hurry to visit here because the logging companies wanted to spit on history and are already starting to work with the edge of the national park.
Kauri trees reach for the sky across the northern tip of New Zealand. Maori discovered this area only in the 12th century AD, and before that here no man has gone before.
In most European ancient forests have always felt the imminent onset of winter - even if all around is now reigns summer. Kings of the area used the Bialowieza Forest as their own private hunting grounds, and now here stretches National Park.
North of Brisbane is one of the most magical forests of the world. Millennial trees grow here interspersed with ancient ferns - the researchers claim that they, more than 110 million years. In the depths of the jungle rises several small mountains, with peaks which offer a very grand appearance.
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
It is believed that here lived the forefather of all mankind, the patriarch Metushalah son Endoha and grandfather of Noah. Abstracting from religion can be recognized: the ancient bristlecone pine forest reminiscent of a time when humanity is in full sitting on a tree branch, and of the entire preferred eating bananas.