Tag: #nature

Cimu Bridge and Yue Fei Pavilion

After a complimentary morning tour to Changchun Shrine and Swallow Grotto, we were brought back to the hotel for lunch. After lunch, we arranged for a driver and car to bring us to the rest of the Taroko Trails. The driver also played the role of a guide. He first brought us to the Cimu

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Changchun Shrine and Swallow Grotto Trail

Our second day at Taroko. We woke up early and were feeling excited to join the three-hour guided tour organised by the hotel as part of the hotel stay package. The first stop was to Changchun (Eternal Spring) Shrine, then to Yanzikou (Swallow Grotto) Trail. The Changchun (Eternal Spring) Shrine is an oriental temple located

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Taroko National Park

We woke up early for an early breakfast and check out from Eslite Hotel to head to our next destination. We took the MRT from Taipei Station to Hualien Station where we waited for the hotel’s mini-bus to pick us up to the Silk Place, the hotel where we put up for two nights. The

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Sakura 🌸 Experience at Ueno Park

Cherry Blossoms at Ueno Park

During Spring in Tokyo, besides Shinjuku Gyoen, another must-visit park is Ueno Park, Tokyo’s most popular park. At our visit to Tokyo in late March, we had the day and night hanami experience at Ueno Park. A picture speaks a thousand words, sharing my experience with the photos we captured. Enjoy. A Day at Ueno

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Sakura 🌸 Spring in Tokyo

Spring at Shinjuku Gyoen, Toyko

It’s the time of the year. Spring is here which means Sakura season. Glad I managed to catch it this year unlike my first Spring visit to Tokyo when I was a month too early for the cherry blossom season. We caught a red-eye flight to Tokyo and were welcomed by the beautiful cherry blossoms.

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Takachiho Gorge 高千穂峡

Miyazaki, Kyushu

Takachiho Gorge (高千穂峡) is a narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River. The Gorge was formed after an eruption of Mount Aso the lava flowed from Mount Aso and over time eroded to create 80~ 100m high cliffs of volcanic basalt columns which filled the narrow valley of the Gokase River. We

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Takachiho 高千穂, of Myths and Legend

Takachiho, Miyazaki

Departing from Miyazaki City Centre, we drove for about two hours to Takachiho. Takachiho is located in the northwestern part of Miyazaki Prefecture. A place that is steeped in myth and legend and has been known since ancient times as a sacred ground where the gods descended to earth. Amano-Iwato Shrine 天岩戸神社 Upon arriving at

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