Worn books, hidden paths, striking vistas, and displaced machinery- an accumulation of images from, inspired by, and relevant to the ages of Myst.

Rio Celeste waterfall | Tenorio Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

due to volcanic activity in the area, sulfer and calcium carbonate minerals mix in the water to produce a particularly stunning colour of Cyan blue.

(Source: flickr.com)

Yeesha playing her flute in Myst IV: Revelation | hand-made ocarina, Costa Rica

I actually have a Mayan ocarina replica that I bought for exactly this resemblance!  Honestly, if you’re firmly in the “Tomahna’s in the southwest” camp, it makes perfect sense that Atrus and Catherine could get their hands on an ocarina for Yeesha.

(Source: Boing Boing)

Finca Bellavista | Costa Rica

SO APPARENTLY Channelwood exists in Costa Rica and no one bothered to tell us here at Mystic Places.  Unfair.