Travelscapes—Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick

June 10-18, 2017…road tripping from Halifax, Nova Scotia crisscrossing the previously unknown (to me) land past idyllic countryside, coastlines, national parks (Cape Breton) and settler cities, Pictou, Victoria-by-the-Sea to Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown, Anne Of Green Gables fictional setting, Confederation bridge connecting the Island to New Brunswick for an unknown fantabulous experience at the Bay…

Fei lai Feng, or ‘the Peak that Flew Hither’

Fei lai Feng, or ‘the Peak that Flew Hither’, on way to Lingyin Temple, northwest of Hangzhou, is a limestone peak with caves, exquisite ancient Buddha statues set amidst verdant greenery and gurgling streams. The skill and graceful detailing of Buddha statues carved in various sizes and poses, especially of Maitreya or Laughing Buddh, are a pleasure to…

Kinkaku-ji Temple (The Golden Pavilion) Kyoto

Kinkaku-ji Temple, “The Golden Pavilion”, breathtaking in its golden glory. Excerpt from my article Kyoto Japan – the Iconic Lady (All Ways Traveller)   www.allwaystraveller.com/online ‘ Another luminous example of antiquity is the Golden Pavilion or Kinkauji from the period when there were no cameras to capture its golden glory reflected in the still waters of…

Peace Bridge – Calgary

In the snowy landscape the Peace Bridge appears as a giant caterpillar wiggling across the Bow River Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava this pedestrian bridge connects the southern and northern Bow River pathways and Downtown Calgary with Sunnyside. More bridges at Travel theme: Bridges <img