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
2 weeks, 6 days ago
Picture Books from the Black Lagoon
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
3 weeks, 6 days ago
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
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
3 months ago
Anap Pond, or Anapji, in Gyeongju National Park is rather big to be called a pond.
Still, it is beautiful both day and night.
3 months, 2 weeks ago
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
4 months ago
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
4 months, 1 week ago