How Beautiful Can Be an Old Tree?
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How Beautiful Can Be an Old Tree?

How Beautiful Can Be an Old Tree?

Old Tree Brazil

Bent by the wind, or maybe just by the weight and age, resting on the white sand, this old tree I spotted along a secluded beach in the wonderful region of Cearà, in North Eastern Brazil, made me think of an elderly man, his face covered of wrinkles and full of expression.

[pullquote]Nature can be just so perfect…[/pullquote]

I couldn’t help finding this old tree beautiful, wondering about its history, the people who have stopped by over the years, the fishermen who might have rested nearby. Looking at the tangles of its trunk, as beautiful as the carvings by a great artist, I realized once again how nature never stops surprising me, with its life, shapes and colors.

To many people an old tree might be just… well… an old tree. To me, it was one of the many signs of nature’s beauty and perfection.


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Travel addict and passionate about photography, Simon Falvo started Wild About Travel back in 2009. Leveraging her strong PR background, she developed an extensive knowledge of Digital Communications and Social Media Marketing. Besides travel writing SImon holds workshops and trainings, she collaborated with tourism boards for digital marketing campaigns and participated as a speaker at several events.

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  • Arboricultural Consultant
    Posted at 11:05h, 15 August Reply

    Amazing photography, the palm trees in-between the arch of the tree makes the photo! Great stuff.

  • SandeepaChetan
    Posted at 18:11h, 23 March Reply

    To me it looks like an young woman, trying to manage her dress in the wind!

  • Traveling Ted
    Posted at 15:42h, 22 March Reply

    I love how the coconut trees swaying in the background are framed in the bend of the old tree. Sweet shot!

  • Jenna
    Posted at 02:36h, 22 March Reply

    The most beautiful image I’ve seen in a while…better yet that it’s from Brazil 🙂

  • Jennifer
    Posted at 01:16h, 22 March Reply

    That is a beautiful tree! I love how it creates an arch and frames the beach behind it.

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