This way, please... by João Figueiredo

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This is the Store Mosse (Big Swamp) National Park on the northeast side. This side of the park is much different than the rest of the park. Here the park is more focused on bird watching and with paths and landscapes like this. This path has about 12km lenght and goes around a small lake where many birds can be seen most of the times.

Before the central part of the swamp became a National Reserve this was used as a peat “factory” employing hundreds of people. Some when in the beggining of the XXth century there was a huge fire at the warehouse destroying everything and the business shuted down.

Scientists say that in about 1000 to 2000 years there will be no more swamp left because the trees that grow up are slowlly draining the swamp and one day all of it will be forest. In the meanwhile you can go there and visit it.

Gnösjo, Sweden.


Coming from Portugal, established in Sweden since 2010. “I tell what I see, I see what I tell.”

Self tought. I am still learning, I allways will be! Landscapes and nature were, are and allways will be my favourite thing to shoot. Other motifs? Yeah, they will come as well…

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Nice work

  • Thanks Larry!! :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 3 years ago

    Awesome walkway Joao.

  • Thank you! This was actually one of the photos I sold! Thanks a lot for your visit, nice comments and favs Don!

    – João Figueiredo

  • teresa731
    teresa731over 3 years ago

    This is so beautiful.. I wish I could visit but thanks for the capture so I could see this awesome place!!

  • The entry is free and it is open the whole year, yu are very much welcome! Once again, thanks for the kindness and fav! :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoover 3 years ago

    Great, I shall have to make sure that my next Swedish trip includes this place!

  • There are far more interesting places to go in this region, but you are very much welcme! :) Thanks for the visit to my photos… :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • Mark Williams
    Mark Williamsabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic walkway…..great one Joao!!

  • I’m very happy that you like it so much!! No cheers for you if you are Chelsea’s supporter… Otherwise, Cheers mate! :))

    – João Figueiredo

  • Mark Williams
    Mark Williamsabout 3 years ago

    Chelsea……Nope my team is a little further north and plays at The Lane and will be beating Chelsea in the next round of the FA cup!!

  • Tottenham?? That’s great ’coz my team just lost yesterday 0-1 against Chelsea for the CL and it irritated me a lot ’coz they defended the whole game and made 4 strikes during the 90 min… Good luck with the cup! :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseabout 2 years ago

    Great shot Joao,,,,they really do look similar to the one I took!!

  • A bit, like I said, I was more talking about the place itselft than the photo, you have a quite different editing than me. Still, the places remind me of each other. Thanks so much for taking a look and faving! Much appreciated!

    – João Figueiredo

  • manateevoyager
    manateevoyagerabout 2 years ago

    great perspective it invites you in to the picture

  • Looking at it today, I can’t stop thinking that I shoulded take a lower angle… Still, it seems that it pleases you! Very much appreciated!!

    – João Figueiredo

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