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Finca Bellavista | Tree House Community In Costa Rica

The residential treehouse community Finca Bellavista is inspired by the movie Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, there was a village in the trees called Ewok. You move arround mostly with cables that pass through platforms up to 28 meters high, you can fly over mountains and waterfalls. Finca BellaVista is today a large community with tree houses, self-sufficient energy and living amidst 300 acres of secondary tropical forest.



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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees is a tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers, and about the joy of making things in wood. The fascinating read tells the story of how one individual (Rob Penn) cut down a single ash tree to see how many things could be crafted from it. In the book, Rob talks about the therapeutic value of working with wood, the joy of making things in wood, of its touch and smell, its many uses, and the resonant, calming effect of running our han...
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OVERVIEW

Overview: A New Perspective of Earth is a new book that takes its name from what’s known as "the overview effect” where we´re awed by the beauty of earth’s natural and man-made features from above. The large-format, 288 page hardcover book is beautifully illustrated with stunning and unique satellite images of Earth that offer an unexpected look at humanity, derived from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram account.  Some of the images are abstract while...
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DOGS GODS | BY TIM FLACH

A couple of weeks ago we featured the amazing best seller book by award-winning photographer Seth Casteel "Underwater Dogs". A book filled with unique and exhilarating photographs of dogs underwater in pursuit of a ball. "Dogs Gods" by multi-award-winning photographer Tim Flach (author of the critically acclaimed Equus), is also an exquisite study of "man´s best friend" and delivers an appealing and exciting photographic tribute to one of our closest companions. ...
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