This was built for the Inspirational Build Contest hosted by Flickr's Inspirational LEGO group. Here's what inspires the builder:
What inspires me?
The harmony, balance, and majesty of all that I observe in nature.
Whenever I begin to create something that requires landscape, I always look to the original masterpiece. Whether in stone, the flow of water, animal life, or foliage.
For an in-depth look at this MOC, check out this YouTube video: