Japanese rock gardens—or Zen gardens—are one of the most recognizable aspects of Japanese culture. Intended to stimulate meditation, these beautiful gardens (also known as dry landscapes) strip nature to its bare essentials and primarily use sand and rocks to bring out the meaning of life.
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Located in southern Siberia, Lake Baikal has been capturing the imaginations of locals and visitors for centuries.
Over 6,500 photo submissions were judged by an esteemed panel of experts for the California Academy of Science’s BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition. Photographers from 67 countries put forward their most captivating images of wildlife; but in the end, it was Norwegian photographer Audun Rikardsen who took home the grand prize.
Each year when spring arrives, one of the world’s largest flower gardens opens its doors to visitors, allowing millions to...
Italian photographer Manuelo Bececco captures the quiet beauty of the forest in his stunning landscape imagery.
Japan is well known for its bountiful cherry blossom trees, but that’s far from all of the enchanting beauty that the country has to offer. Wisteria trees, with their cascading vines, make the perfect picturesque addition to scenes that look like they belong in fairy tales. These plants grow in a variety of colors; the most common is purple, but you’ll also find pinks, blues, whites, and yellows hanging from a wisteria tree branch.
春のストライプ🌸 桜とネモフィラのコラボ♪ ピンクとブルーのストライプが 清々しく心をより癒してくれた😆💓 福岡県 海の中道海浜公園 pic.twitter.com/AaIdYK1HwK — puraten10 (@puraten10_japan) April 7, 2019 Nature produces the greatest color combinations.
Who doesn’t love a nice stroll in the garden?
View this post on Instagram A post shared by koji (@ui_hii618love) on Apr 1, 2018 at 3:23am PDT Springtime has officially started in Japan, marked by the arrival of the iconic sakura blossom. Every year from late March to early May, the entire country transforms into a colorful splendor, covered in beautiful pink flowers. From Osaka to Kyoto, Japanese photographer Koji captures the beauty of Japan’s cherry blossom season in full bloom.
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Inspired by the nature around her, artist Katie Holten recently developed the New York City Tree Alphabet.