10 most mysterious forests from around the world
#1.Crooked Forest is a grove of approximately 400 oddly-shaped pine that grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks – all bent northward, located outside the village of Nowe Czarnowo, in western Poland. It is generally believed that some form of human tool or technique was used to make the trees grow this way, but the method and motive are not currently known.
Located inside the Namib-Naukluft Park in Namibia, DeadVlei is home to 900 dead acacia trees – which are believed to have died 600–700 years ago, are now black but not decomposed. The white clay pan is thus punctuated by blackened, dead acacia trees, in vivid contrast to the shiny white of the salty floor of the pan and the intense orange of the dunes.
3|Hallerbos Forest, Belgium
Covering an area of 1,360 acres, the Hallerbos or Bois de Hal is a beautiful forest in Belgium. The forest is known in the region for its bluebell carpet which covers the forest floor for a few weeks each spring, attracting many visitors.
4|Black Forest, Germany
Located in large forested mountain range in the state of Baden-
5|Goblin Forest, New Zealand
Located on the flanks of Mt Taranaki, Goblin Forest looks like something from a fantasy movie. The intertwining trunks of kamahi trees grown around the existing trees create a distinctive twisted forest. And, the branches decorated with hanging moss gives the area a mystical quality.
6| Aokigahara forest, Japan
Located at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan, Aokigahara forest is also known as the sea of trees because of its dense and thick foliage. The forest has a historical reputation for paranormal activity and as a home to ghosts of the dead. In recent years Aokigahara has become internationally known as one of Japan’s most popular destinations for suicide.
8|Otzarreta Forest, Spain
Located in the Basque Country in Spain, Otzarreta Forest is filled with unusual looking trees. The ancient trees combined with the foggy atmosphere gives the area a mystical quality.
9|Rata Forest, New Zealand
Located on Enderby Island, this forest is entirely filled with twisted Rata trees. Northern Rata is one of tallest flowering trees that grows to up to 25 metres with trunks that are typically gnarled and twisted.
10|Stanton Moor in northern England
Located in Stanton Moor in northern England, Stanton Moor with mysterious Bronze Age stone circles and stones is one of the most mysterious, and spectacular forests in the UK.