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12th October 2014

Photo with 20 notes

King of his domain

King of his domain

Tagged: cougaranimalswildlifewild animalsnaturerockscliffoverseeingvigilant

11th October 2014

Photoset with 5 notes

Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.

~Epictetus~

Tagged: horsehorseswild horsesanimalswildlifewild animalsnatureduskeveningsunsetsilhouettefreerunningfreedomjoymovementherd

8th October 2014

Photo with 60 notes

More magic courtesy of Mother Nature: the opaque white petals of  Diphylleia grayi (better known at “skeleton flower”) turn transparent when touched by raindrops

More magic courtesy of Mother Nature: the opaque white petals of ¬†Diphylleia grayi (better known at “skeleton flower”) turn transparent when touched by raindrops

Tagged: petalsflowersskeleton flowermagicnaturetransparent flowersglass-likeplantsbotany

24th September 2014

Photo with 254 notes

The sky is already purple; the first few stars have appeared, suddenly, as if someone had thrown a handful of silver across the edge of the world.
~Alice Hoffman~

The sky is already purple; the first few stars have appeared, suddenly, as if someone had thrown a handful of silver across the edge of the world.

~Alice Hoffman~

Tagged: purpleskystarsnaturebeautynighttreessilhouette

24th September 2014

Photo with 158 notes

..and the yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood.
~William Cullen Bryant~

..and the yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood.

~William Cullen Bryant~

Tagged: sunflowersplantsgardeningfieldnaturebloominglandscapedeeranimalswildlifepeaceful

21st September 2014

Photo with 25 notes

Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
~John Muir~

Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.

~John Muir~

Tagged: mountainssilhouettemountain goatnaturepeakscliffrocks

21st September 2014

Photo with 83 notes

In looking back, I see nothing to regret and little to correct.
~John C. Calhoun~

In looking back, I see nothing to regret and little to correct.

~John C. Calhoun~

Tagged: fawndeeranimalsbaby animalswildlifewild animalswild gamenaturecutelooking back

20th September 2014

Photo with 10 notes

True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share. 
~Suze Orman~

True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share. 

~Suze Orman~



Tagged: butterfliesinsectsnaturefeedingeatingofferingorangesharingsustenance

17th September 2014

Photo with 9 notes

Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.
~William Cullen Bryant~

Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.

~William Cullen Bryant~

Tagged: autumnfallseasonsleavestreescolourscolorfulswingtiretire swinglandscapebeautynature

15th September 2014

Photo with 8 notes

The earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed…
The earth, the air, the land and the water are not an inheritance from our fore fathers but on loan from our children. So we have to hand over to them at least as it was handed over to us.
~Mahatma Gandhi~

The earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed…

The earth, the air, the land and the water are not an inheritance from our fore fathers but on loan from our children. So we have to hand over to them at least as it was handed over to us.

~Mahatma Gandhi~

Tagged: mountainsnaturelandscapemountainscapepeaksrockskynightstarscloudsbeautyAlps

14th September 2014

Photo with 246 notes

Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.
~Sidney Sheldon~

Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.

~Sidney Sheldon~

Tagged: naturelandscapeflowersplantsmountainsbeauty

9th September 2014

Photoset with 56 notes

Silver Fox (which is actually a red fox with unique black colouring) has been hunted to near extinction for its stunning, multicoloured coat. 

What a beautiful little creature!

Tagged: foxsilver foxred foxanimalshuntednear extinctionfurwild animalswildlifenature

9th September 2014

Photo with 23 notes

Milky Way above the historic Australian gold-mining town of Hill End

Milky Way above the historic Australian gold-mining town of Hill End

Tagged: Milky WaySkystarsnightnight skytreeautumnleavesnaturebeautystarry sky

8th September 2014

Photo with 30 notes

The swan, like the soul of the poet, By the dull world is ill understood.
~Heinrich Heine~

The swan, like the soul of the poet, By the dull world is ill understood.

~Heinrich Heine~

Tagged: swanbirdsanimalswildlifewild animalsfloatingstreambridgenature

6th September 2014

Photo with 30 notes

Such days of autumnal decline hold a strange mystery which adds to the gravity of all our moods.
~Charles Nodier~

Such days of autumnal decline hold a strange mystery which adds to the gravity of all our moods.

~Charles Nodier~

Tagged: cottageautumnfallseasonswoodstreesbare treesmistloghouseoutdoorscountrysidenature