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Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China goes up and down across the land.

Some compare it to a dragon lying atop the earth. In fact, it once had the nickname Tulong, which means “Earth Dragon”. 34 more words

Anna Olswanger

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is one of Japan’s most well-known mountains.

It can be seen on a clear day all the way from Tokyo, about 100 km away. 20 more words

Anna Olswanger

Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize, The Imaginary Garden, and Monkey Business

Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize
written by Kathy-Jo Wargin
illustrated by Zachary Pullen
published by Sleeping Bear Press, 2009

New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Suggested Reading List – Intermediate Category; short-listed 2012… 957 more words

Japan-Himeji Castle

Japan’s Himeji Castle is also called Shirasagi-jo, which means White Heron Castle, because it looks like a white heron taking flight.

Do herons usually get so big? 8 more words

Anna Olswanger

N Seoul Tower

The N Seoul Tower looks like a bunch of buildings and structures stacked on top of one another. Talk about a balancing act. Then they light it up at night. 31 more words

Anna Olswanger

Anap Pond

Anap Pond, or Anapji, in Gyeongju National Park is rather big to be called a pond.

Still, it is beautiful both day and night.

Anna Olswanger

Haedong Yonggung Temple

The Haedong Yonggung Temple in Gijang-gun, Busan has several animals all dressed up and standing on their hind legs.

I don’t know how they do it. 21 more words

Anna Olswanger