When I was in Kyoto I visited a number of temples which were all in beautiful and serene garden settings. At one of the temples there was a bamboo forest with a small road winding up the hill. There was a breeze and I could hear the tops of the bamboo hitting one another with a clacking sound - so unlike the sounds of the forests I know. Running along side the road was a low stone wall and set on top of the wall was a fence made of some sort of straw like material all woven together. It was sublime.
I walked up the road listening to the bamboo clacking away and thought that I never wanted to leave. Can you just imagine walking around that corner of the road and just disappearing? I could.