Botanical garden of Guadeloupe. Exotic plants in abundance, hungry birds, enormous koi fishes and a restaurant on the rocks. What else can anyone expect from a botanical garden?
This garden is another member of 日本三名園 Nihon Sanmeien, Three Great Gardens of Japan. The other 2 gardens are: Kairakuen of Mito and Kenrokuen of Kanazawa. Unlike my epic weather failed Kairakuen visit, this time, it was only cloudy and did not rain. *LOL* Celebration! haha
The weather was not working with me that day, but it did not diminish this beauty. Kairakuen is one of the official top 3 gardens of Japan. What criteria do they use to derive this? I do not know 😛 It is an official title though, Kairakuen is one of the Three […]
This beautiful day trip kicked off from the scenic train ride. Check this view from the train… (20min ride from Hakodate) Onuma Quasi national Park, Nanae – 大沼公園, 七飯町 I loved this park. It was HUGE and plenty of paths to get lost in the woods. The lake was the […]
Take my breath away already! This park was AMAZING. Impeccably trimmed and a sheer Japanese beauty in the botanical form. Think lake, zen garden, bridge, koi fish, bonzai, boxed grown trees, Japanese tea house overseeing the lake… This beauty was categorised as National Special Scenic Beauty, it was the largest one […]