Forest Bathing among the many Redwoods of Northern California


After spending a number of days in Humboldt County in Northern California, forest bathing among the many big Redwoods, I used to be impressed to pen just a few phrases in regards to the expertise and produce a complementary video. I hope you get pleasure from this wistful break out of your day. 😉

The Redwood groves of Northern California whisper within the wind, talking of historical past recognized solely to them.

The unmatched pure magnificence is complimented by a rural retreat. Between the timber it’s cool and darkish. The air is pungent with the scent of damp earth and tree bark.

There are not any chirping birds or buzzing bugs, and no trace of wind rustling leaves. It’s all the time daybreak or nightfall within the Redwoods, no mater the time.

A ribbon of state and native parks with groves as spectacular as these within the nationwide park. An Avenue named for the Giants is a 30-mile drive by the biggest intact, old-growth redwood forest laying declare to the tallest tree on the planet at a smidge underneath 380’.

Forest bathing in the redwoods of northern California. Photo by Mike Shubic of

By the hundreds of thousands, we abandon our cities and houses to bathtub within the forest, wandering previous monolithic trunks and gaze skyward on the cover above. A forest so nonetheless, one dreads to wake the dreaming air.

The Redwoods stand dutiful and mysterious. The forest ground littered solely by twigs and dry needles. The groves—like all redwood groves—inform and help each other by sending nuro messages and vitamins by a root techniques latticed beneath floor. The arbor amongst can flourish not for hundreds of years, however millennia.

Enormous solitude of silent area, however for a low thunderous sound too far to see, felt although by the hole grounds that result in the ocean.

Lightning could strike, however has no would possibly. Their trunks filled with water and sap defend them from such fright.

While age supplies resilience, the redwoods are not any match for man who clear lower the majesty to however a stump.

Advocates fought. Some prevailed. Protecting these light giants is however a present to generations and past. We owe thanks partially to a Muir man (John Muir – Father of of the National Parks).

Within the huge portals of wooden, shadows solid darkness whereas amber gentle sprays hope.

Let the fallen relaxation to eternity, whereas the tall keep robust to help us all. Blessing to mom earth for all she supplies.

Redwoods of Humboldt County in Northern California

The columned timber sway and creak as mighty masts when trade-winds blow. The puffy clouds of sails are set; the earth-ship swings alongside the ocean of area to grander issues.

The Redwood Groves will outlast us all, however all of us ought to bathtub within the forest of Giants not less than as soon as earlier than we fall.

This is my poetic try to convey the awe-inspiring surprise of the Redwoods. I hope you loved. If you propose on staying in Humboldt County, to bear witness to those light giants, I like to recommend staying on the Bebow Inn and schedule a Forest Bathing Tour with Justin Legge, maybe he’ll offer you as a lot inspiration as he did me to jot down and produce this video.

Forest Bathing in the Redwoods with Justin Legge

That’s it from the Redwoods of Northern California. Until subsequent time, we’ll see ya on the street…


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