Rainbow AxeKawazu Nanadaru National Park, Izu, JapanQuality: http://smu.gs/OIiToK Ono-daru (Axe Falls) sits at the top of the seven falls that make up this national park. Unfortunately, I can’t recommend visiting until spring 2013… a typhoon ravaged the Izu last year and they have just begun the rebuilding efforts.Along the ring of fire Japan is subject to volcanos, earthquake, tsunami, etc. Mixed with typhoons, brutal summers and harsh winters it is fair to say we stare down the bru
Check out this “cheat sheet” for determining where to go for a day trip from Tokyo! Click to enlarge the image. Photo credits: Kawagoe: http://www.goldenjipangu.com/ Nikko: http://www.samuraitour.com.vn/ Izu Peninsula: http://okidokyo.com/ Kawaguchi-ko: Auttapon Nunti (500px) Kamakura: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ Hakone: blubugs (trip advisor user)
It might look Amazonian, but this pretty gorge is actually Puck’s Glen, near Dunoon, in the west of Scotland. The tumbling, rocky burn that runs through the glen is criss-crossed by pretty wooden bridges, giving it a Lord of the Rings-style charm.