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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

awards:
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

South Korea-Bongeunsa

Started my trip in Asia by going to the Bongeunsa in Seoul, South Korea.

The Bongeunsa is a Buddhist temple in the ward of
Samseong-Dong which is located in the Gangnam-gu, or Gangnam District, of Seoul. 68 more words

Anna Olswanger