The weather and the festival season are warming up here in Japan! While most festivals take place after children get their summer holidays in the middle of July, there are a few held in early July. 296 more words
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One of the most entertaining traditions of the Chinese New Year is a performance known as Sailing a Boat on Dry Land. In it, a female singer ‘wears’ a boat by carrying a long bamboo scaffold around her waist in the shape of a small pleasure craft. 981 more words
The Missouri Botanical Garden is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the country.
The first time I visited I understood why.
It was spring and there was a colorful blanket of tulips: ruby, orange, peach and pink, gold, yellow tulips with a red bases that swayed in the gentle breeze. 912 more words