A Snowy Spring Hike in Japan

Imagine this. It’s early spring in Japan. The flower trees are starting to get their first buds, everything is beginning to turn green again, and the best part – the weather is absolutely amazing! It’s the weekend and you’re just sitting down with a warm coffee and your old, well-worn copy of Jane Eyre, when…

One Tall Lady

Did you know that the “Christ the Redeemer” statue in Brazil (one of the modern seven wonders of the world,) towers over the city of Rio De Janeiro at a ridiculous 124 ft? You did? Well did you know that there is a famous Buddhist statue in Takasaki, Japan that is even taller? Who would’ve…