RETREET BLOG

RETREET is a kaleidoscopic group of bicycle and tree enthusiasts with strong backs, sharp minds, and big hearts who volunteer to replant communities whose trees have been lost to natural disaster.


 
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL
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Have you ever enjoyed a tasty beverage atop a tall tree? That was all the fashion in 1850s Paris, when residents flocked Les Guinguettes de Robinson to drink and dance atop the chestnut trees. An innkeeper in the hamlet of St. Eloi, inspired by the story of Robinson Crusoe, dreamed up the bars, which quickly became a big hit. Time for a revival!

LES GUINGUETTES DE ROBINSON (photos)

LES GUINGUETTES DE ROBINSON (photos)

From the tops of trees we take you to the top of a mountain, only to come straight down. What an amazing descent. White knuckles.

CRAZY MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE (video)

CRAZY MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE (video)

On the subject of amazing, behold the world's 10 most remarkable trees. Which one is your favorite? Have you visited any of them?

10 MOST REMARKABLE TREES (photos)

10 MOST REMARKABLE TREES (photos)