In Amongst The Pohutukawa, NZ

pohuta_colorWalk into a grove of Pohutukawa trees and you enter an enchanted forest. Both majestic and whimsical, these NZ natives conjure up images of Dr. Seuss’ Truffula trees or Tolkien’s Fanghorn forest, depending on your childhood literary leaningsThis grove on the side of Mt. Maunganui is particularly magical.

For this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast we’re offering up this dappled forest.