365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 355 – The Kahikatea
This is despite holding the hand of a very tired little boy who was not in the mood for a walk, yet didn’t want to miss out on the adventure with his cousins.
Anyway, back to the forest. I decided to be steady, patient Mum and we eventually found an old Kahikatea tree. It was the last one standing. I know that this species of tree prefers to stand amongst friends, and for some reason, people had left this tree to grow tall and wide.
I stood there pondering the history of this great tree, thinking about the generations of people, perhaps some my ancestors it must have felt passing by it’s great trunk ever since it started out life as yet another tiny seedling. We leaned against it and I had the feeling that this was a fine, healthy and moderately young tree, despite its size. I marveled.
And then my dog found some old fish to roll in, which I did not marvel at. So we shifted out adventure to the river …
Today’s rating: 10/10
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