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China / Destinations

Visiting the Big Buddha at Leshan

“It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha   The Big Buddha at Leshan or Leshan Dafo certainly lives up to its name, it’s huge! Its total height reaches 71 meters ...
Countries / Destinations / Japan / Travel

Visiting Miyajima

  “The inside of a house or apartment after decluttering has much in common with a Shinto shrine… a place where there are no unnecessary things, and our thoughts become ...
China / Destinations

Visiting Xian City Wall

“Build high walls, store abundant provisions and take your time in proclaiming yourself emperor” -Zhu Sheng, Advisor to Emperor Zhu YuanZhang   Although Xi’an’s ...
Australia / Destinations / Travel

Visiting Australia Zoo

“Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the most important thing.” -Steve Irwin, Zoologist   Whatever your personal opinion of Steve Irwin, it is hard to ...