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Wish I were there: the glory of California’s redwoods

12 mins | Oct 29, 2020
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Despite the tragic wildfires, one of the great wonders of the natural world is still there to inspire us. "The experience of hiking through these redwoods in the state and national parks that preserve and restore the forests is otherworldly. The sepulchral tranquillity of the vast, ancient trees, some 2,000 years old, is unlike any woodland I’ve ever walked in. You can’t help but be mesmerised." Hugh Carnegy shares this thoughtful piece on the life-changing experience of visiting California's oldest state park.
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