Tag Archives: gardens

The wonders of Guilin

Posted on April 30, 2013 by Toothpicker

The scenic Guilin city centre
 
Renowned for its unique and picturesque scenery, Guilin is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in China. I wasn't sure what to expect spending after 2 peaceful days in the Yangshuo countryside, but I was quite pleasantly surprised by the city's greenery and relaxing atmosphere [...]

This post was posted in Photography, Travel, Nature, Street life and was tagged with gardens, Guilin, street life


The Hong Kong Zoological & Botanical Gardens

Posted on March 9, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
As much as I love living in London, the grey winter months are just too depressing, perhaps it's due to lack of sun, but I was determined to find a way out this year... When I told my UK friends that I was going to travel and work in Asia for [...]

This post was posted in Hong Kong, Travel, Nature, Gardens & parks and was tagged with Hong Kong, nature, gardens


Kyoto temples & gardens ( Part 2)

Posted on February 14, 2013 by Toothpicker

Famous rock gardens at Ryoanji ( A World heritage site)
 
With over 1600 temples and shrines, including 17 Unesco World Heritage sites in Kyoto, it is impossible to visit them all even if you live in the city. Hence it is best to plan ahead, so on this trip, I concentrated mostly [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Buddhism & meditation, Anything Japanese, Kyoto, Gardens & parks and was tagged with Buddhism, Kyoto, gardens, temples


Kyoto temples & gardens ( Part 1)

Posted on February 14, 2013 by Toothpicker

Okochi Sanso Villa

 
Ever since my parents brought me to Japan at the age of seven, I became fascinated by this country, its culture and the people. Over the years, I continued to visit this country and I became even more intrigued. When I was younger, I was more interested in the aesthetic [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Buddhism & meditation, Anything Japanese, Kyoto, Gardens & parks, Read & write and was tagged with books, Buddhism, Kyoto, gardens, temples


Items 21 to 24 of 24 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3