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A tree does not move unless there is wind.
Afghan Proverb

As an instrument of planetary home repair, it is hard to imagine anything as safe as a tree.
Jonathan Weiner

Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.
Hermann Hesse, Wandering

The evergreen! How beautiful, how welcome, how wonderful the evergreen!
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.
Chinese Proverb

I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
Joyce Kilmer, Trees

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.
George Washington Carver

Going to the woods is going home.
John Muir

Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Thank God, they cannot cut down the clouds!
Henry David Thoreau
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Post time 2006-4-14 09:50:35 |Display all floors

Reply #1 markwu's post

Mark - That is a Boabab tree found in Africa 'cos it can store tones of water within it roots system. When African need water, they look for such trees.

Gave you a rating and more on your other posts.
What's on your mind now........ooooooooooooooo la la....Kind Regards

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Post time 2006-4-14 10:40:18 |Display all floors
thank you, caringhk!

been over 30 years since i last recalled that name of the tree.

time flies but good friends bring it back.

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Post time 2006-4-15 22:45:26 |Display all floors
big tree

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Post time 2006-4-22 23:45:05 |Display all floors
i found MarkWu is a man full of thoughts

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Post time 2006-4-23 11:51:18 |Display all floors
Wow, what a big tree! I hope you don't mind if I share a tree picture too. In this case, the trees need some help! We will help them now, and they will help us for many years to come.
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I am not rich.  :L

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Post time 2006-4-23 16:48:18 |Display all floors
wonderful! i regret not having a photo of the long line of mango trees along one stretch of road in Shenzhen.

anyway, trees keep away sandstorm in the north.

when we have been staring too long on a computer screen, anything natural and green looks beautiful and brings repose.

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