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No better place to seek refuge from the glare of the summer sun at mid-day than in the cool mossy grounds of a shady Japanese garden in Kakunodate. This is the garden of the Kawarada samurai house. Kakunodate, right in … Continue reading

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In a garden in Suzhou

The classical Chinese garden stands behind tall white-washed walls. More often than not, these were residences of the wealthy and the government officials. Suzhou has several interesting classical walled gardens but this being the quickie Groupon tour, we only got … Continue reading

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