The elements of the Japanese Garden Water,Stones,Lantern,Bridges,Plants, Koi Fish

Water is found in many forms. It accumulates in the ponds, runs in the streams or tumbles in the cascades. The clear, circulating water contributes to keeping the air fresh throughout the summer. The ponds and the cascades are given a precise orientation with respect to the sun to determine how it will be reflected … Continue reading The elements of the Japanese Garden Water,Stones,Lantern,Bridges,Plants, Koi Fish

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Kew Garden of Peace,Activity,Harmony – Unique landscapes

Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in southwest London that houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world" Founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, UK, its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants, while the … Continue reading Kew Garden of Peace,Activity,Harmony – Unique landscapes

Japanese sacred trails – The Kumano Kodō (熊野古道)

For over 1000 years people from all levels of society, including retired emperors and aristocrats, have made the arduous pilgrimage to Kumano. These pilgrims used a network of routes, now called the Kumano Kodo, which stretched across the mountainous Kii Peninsula. The walk itself was an integral part of the pilgrimage process as they undertook … Continue reading Japanese sacred trails – The Kumano Kodō (熊野古道)