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The blue forest

Wild bluebells, which bloom around mid-April, turning the forest completely blue, form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest', near the Belgian city of Halle, Belgium April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells, which bloom around mid-April, turning the forest completely blue, form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest', near the Belgian city of Halle, Belgium April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells, which bloom around mid-April, turning the forest completely blue, form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest', near the Belgian city of Halle, Belgium April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Wild bluebells form a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the 'Blue Forest'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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