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The Beauty of the Mysterious Black Forest!

The huge and mysterious Black Forest encompass hundreds of miles, and is one of the biggest forested areas in the world. The Romans gave it its ominous name, because it used to be so thick, no light reached its floor, and walking inside it, you would step into perpetual night.

The black forest is home to mountain ranges, lakes, waterfalls, streams and scenery that has broken countless hearts. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth, dressed in colors of white and green in the winter, yellow, orange and red in the fall, and every other color in between. Enjoy these stunning views of this magical place.

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The black forest in the fall. This gorgeous view covers over 4,600 square miles (12,000 square km). In more ancient times, the forest was reputedly so thick that humans couldn't even get in it, and so dense that no sunlight reached the forest floor, and it was as dark as night. 


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Nothing but the white and green of snow and trees. 


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The German word for the black forest is Schwarzwald. It is known for three known features: The amazing scenery, the formidable woods, and the highlands. 


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An almost frozen tree after the winter snow. 


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The sun rises over an ocean of fog. 


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The black forest scenery reminds people of mythological legends, and is said to be haunted by witches, sorcerers, werewolves and many demons of various shapes and sizes. That said, there are also good dwarves that try to balance the scales, so if you see one, you're in good hands. 


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The largest waterfall in Germany - Triberg, is in the black forest. 


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The lake of the black forest, a very popular destination for travellers. 


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Experts warn that disease has spread in the black forest, and almost 20% of the trees may be sick. 


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1.3 million people in Germany work somehow with the black forest, which supplies not only timber but alsp  other helpful resources as well as being a visitor attraction.


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Aerial shot of Feldberg Mountain in snowy winter.


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View of the black forest hills. 


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The sun lighting up the path. How considerate.


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Lost in the world of the forest. 


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Frozen in place. The black forest is part of the continental divide that separates the atlantic ocean drainage basin and the black sea drainage basin. 


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Dressed in lovely autumn colors. 


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Another beautiful waterfall. The forest has many waterfalls, rivers and mountain ranges. 

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A white christmas. 


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A church in the middle of the forest. 


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A land of vegetation and water. One of the many streams snaking through the forest. 


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Krai Woog Gumpen is a waterfall in the Hotzenwald, a remote part of the southern Black Forest. 


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The sun sending its morning rays between the giant trees. 


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The beginning of a beautiful day. 


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A magical fairy forest. 


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The night is coming, and so is the cold. 


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With many places barely touched by man, the black forest is a great getaway from modern life. 


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Black on white  - simply beautiful. 


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How fairies and dwarfs see the forest. 


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The fire-like colors of autumn are stunning on this tree and many like it throughout the forest.


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It may be the black forest, but it is also white, green and a wonderful place to trek through. 


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Life is everywhere in this forest, no corner is left untouched by it. 


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These trees are famous for making the best cuckoo clocks. Among them, if you spend enough time in the forest, are many secrets, and even old castles and 300 year old farms. Who knows what other mysteries lay dormant in this forest, still waiting to be found? 


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Without a doubt, the black forest is one of the natural wonders of this world. 


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