There is an expression saying in New Zealand ,”going bush”, which is used where someone is, or intends to, escape the rat race for awhile.
It could literally mean disappearing into dense bush like that in the photo but it could be escaping anywhere really, just to get away from it all for a time.
I feel the need to “go bush” myself after the strange and awful year the world has had to endure – just a bit jaded. Should start planning to do just that, but then again,”going bush” is not something that lends itself to a great degree of deliberation.
The below song ,an old favourite of mine from Western Australian group The Triffids, came to mind as I walked through some coastal pines the other day. A bit mournful, like the wind whistling through the pines…