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Lunar New Year in Fo-Guang Shan

February 23, 2010

Lunar New Year in Fo-Guang Shan

About Fo-Guang Shan Monastery Venerable Master Hsing Yun founded Fo Guang Shan in 1967. Since then it has evolved from a mountaintop bamboo forest to the largest Buddhist monastery in Taiwan. Master Hsing Yun has inspired the selfless devotion of over 1,000 monastics as well as the ardent support of many lay devotees to assist […]

Narnia Shooting Location Canterbury New Zealand

November 14, 2009

Narnia Shooting Location Canterbury New Zealand

Filming location of the movie “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” Magnificent Limestone Outcrops, once to be under the sea, now 700m in altitude, northwest of Christchurch. Favorite location for trampers, rock climbers and photographers. His Holiness the Da Lai Lama once visited this place and said “This is one […]

The Chasm, New Zealand

November 9, 2009

The Chasm, New Zealand

The Chasm is a spot along the Cleddau River, where the watercourse carve its way through the narrow rock formation, making sculptures of nature. The negative ions from the mist felt truly replenishing, it was a symphony of sight and sound throughout the 15 min walk into the heart of the Chasm.

Mirror Lake South Island New Zealand

November 3, 2009

Mirror Lake South Island New Zealand

[amazon-product align=”right” bordercolor=”#dddddd”]1412008638[/amazon-product] Autumn, May 2009. Mirror Lake, also known as Lake Matheson is located at the South Island New Zealand. It sits on the 1.5 hour scenic route between Te Anau and Milford Sound. Before departing Te Anau, make sure you fill your car up, as there is no petrol station in Milford Sound. […]

Nelson 2002 visit Day 1 and Day 2

May 25, 2002

Nelson 2002 visit Day 1 and Day 2

Day 1 Saturday 25/5/02 I arrived in Nelson early on a beautiful Saturday morning, once I got off the plane I could taste the fresh air and sense the peacefulness of this lovely town. For some strange reason, coming to Nelson gives me a sense of coming home; it must have been the lovely people […]