When you plan to go on vacation, you surely search for different tourist destinations that you want to visit. On this list, there are included famous buildings, islands or mountains. The question is if we ever think to go to a place where we will find a beautiful and famous tree. For example, L’Arbre du Ténéré was considered one of the most isolated trees on Earth, an impressive attraction to see. It was a landmark on caravan routes through the Ténéré region of the Sahara Desert. Unfortunately, it was knocked down in 1973. Luckily for us, there are plenty other special and beautiful trees that we can visit. Here are three impressive trees that you need to see:
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General Sherman is an incredible Giant Sequoia placed in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park, California. In fact, the trees that you will find in the Giant Forest, are known to be some of the largest trees in the world. General Sherman is the biggest tree in this forest, with an 11.1 meter long base. Specialists think that General Sherman is between 2,500 and 2,700 years old.
Avenue of the Baobabs
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The Avenue of the Baobabs is a group of interesting trees that are placed between Morondova and Belon’I Tsiribihina, in western Madagascar. Due to the beautiful landscape, this place is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the country. The Baobab trees are over 800 years old and in the past they stood in a dense tropical forest. Nowadays, as the country’s population grew, the forests were cleared for different reasons, for example for agriculture. Only the famous baobab trees survived.
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Major Oak is a huge and beautiful oak tree situated in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local people, this tree was Robin Hood’s shelter, the place where he and his band slept. Major Oak is about 900 to 100 years old. Major Hayman Rooke, a famous antiquarian, included in 1790 the tree in his book about the ancient oaks of Sherwood.
Several famous and beautiful trees can be found around the globe. If you are a fan of such unique attractions, you should made a list with the trees you want to visit. Have you ever heard of Major Oak?
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