Even on a clear day, the water in Cradle Valley is a rich brown because of the natural tannins. On a recent trip to Tasmania, I spent a day hiking in Cradle Valley. While I didn’t make it all the way to Cradle Mountain, I did get to Marion’s Lookout. The weather was delightfully changeable. … Read More
The Philosopher’s walk is in eastern Kyoto. During the spring, you can walk from Nanzen-ji to Gingkaku-ji amongst the cherry blossoms. In winter, there is some green, but the greyness lends you to contemplation of the beauty that is to come.