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The Lafcadio Hearn Gardens at Tramore House, Co. Waterford.

The gardens of Tramore House in Co. Waterford have gone though several major transformations in their time and from that and its latest redesign it can certainly be said to reflect the life of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn after whom they are now named. 934 more words


GW 2015: Kanazawa and Matsumoto

We went by coach from Shirakawa to the city of Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture; “home”, as we’d been told by our students “to one of the best three gardens in Japan”. 815 more words

Japan Travel

A Little Slice of Japan

It’s free week once again at Four Foxes, One Hound! This time I thought I’d take you along on a picture tour of a wonderful new place in my hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. 687 more words


Ōedo Line: Shiodome

Shiodome (wave break)

The true origin of this place name is a bit complex. But the kanji refer to a spot that broke the waves hitting Edo Bay. 912 more words

Japanese History

Japanese Garden

Last Saturday it was time to try to regain my zen and there is no place like the Japanese Garden to do it. I walked through Kadriorg Park, it works kind of as an warm up for the coming. 100 more words

Things Floral.

So today I took a trip to the Chicago Botanical Garden, and let me tell you that the place is a wonderland for nature enthusiasts. 463 more words