Kawachi Fuji Garden, Japan

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Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu, Japan is where you will find this pastel-colored floral tunnel.

The gardens are famous for the spectacularly presented, large numbers of wisteria flowers. The garden’s most prominent features are two, roughly 100 meter long tunnels made of wisteria trees of differing varieties and colors, ranging from white to dark purple. There is also a collection of large wisteria trees that together form an enormous roof of drooping flowers. A viewpoint at the top of the hillside garden allows for nice views over the sea of wisteria flowers and the surrounding valley which is also know for its bamboo groves.

Moraine Lake, Alberta

Banff Canada

Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake in Banff National Park. It is surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles, creating a scene so stunning it almost seems unreal. That view of the mountains behind the lake in Valley of the Ten Peaks is known as the “Twenty Dollar View”, as Moraine Lake was featured on the reverse side of the 1969 and 1979 issues of the Canadian twenty dollar bill.

Sit lakeside and absorb the sights and pure mountain air, or explore further by canoeing and hiking.

 

 

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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Bora Bora  is Tahiti`s most famous island. Surrounded by sand-fringed motus (islets) and a turquoise lagoon protected by a coral reef, it’s known for its scuba diving. At the island’s center rises Mt. Otemanu, a dormant volcano.

Perfect white-sand beaches give way to emerald waters where colored fish animate the coral gardens as they greet the giant manta rays. This could be easily be described as the center of the romantic universe, where luxury resorts and spas dot the island with overwater bungalows, thatchedroof villas, and fabled ambience.

 

Oneonta Gorge, Oregon

Oneonta Gorge

The Oneonta Gorge is a scenic gorge located in the Columbia River Gorge area of Oregon, USA.

It is a hidden secret due to not being accessible by trail. One must spend a day walking up the winding creek bed and possibly wading through water that in some places can be chest-deep, depending on the season and the relative amount of snow-melt to reach the astounding views.

The Oneonta Gorge was first photographed by Carleton Eugene Watkins, a native of Oneonta, New York, who had traveled west during the time of California Gold Rush of 1849. Watkins named the Oneonta Falls after his hometown

Cape Town, South Africa

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The Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway is a new curved steel and timber bridge that winds and dips its way through and over the trees of the Arboretum. The Walkway takes the visitor from the forest floor into and through the trees and bursts out above the canopy, giving spectacular panoramic vistas of the surrounding mountains, Garden and Cape Flats.

Located in Kirstenbosch, an important botanical garden nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town.

Isla Harbour, Bahamas

Pink Sand Beach, Isla Harbour, Bahamas

Harbour Island is most renowned for its pale pink sand beaches which are considered some of the very in the world. It’s located northwest of Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas.

The west coast also has beaches and several marinas. Outlying coral reefs like the Devil’s Backbone are home to marine life such as stingrays and turtles. The main hub, Dunmore Town, features pastel houses like the 1797 Loyalist Cottage.

Harbour Island features one of the top dive sites in the world known as “Current Cut Dive”.  Other amenities of Harbour Island include fine cuisine to family style restaurants, deep sea fishing, surf fishing, day trips to Eleuthera,and shopping for souvenirs from the sidewalk vendors in Dunmore Town.

Siesta Key, Florida

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Siesta Key is a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Sarasota, Florida. It’s known for its sandy beaches. Siesta Beach, near the shops and cafes of Siesta Key Village, has shallow waters, a playground and tennis courts. Crescent Beach offers access to Point of Rocks, limestone outcroppings that surround tidal pools and coral reefs. To the south, Turtle Beach has boat ramps and picnic areas.