FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

Fushimi Inari-Taisha is a Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of red torii gates which trail into the wooden forests of Mount Inari which stands at 223 meters tall. Fushimi Inari is a shrine dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be messengers from god,… Continue reading FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE (pt. 1)

Nothing can prepare you for those first few hours in Iceland. It is as if you are stepping out onto another planet. Lava fields covered in moss span out across the horizon and the distinct lack of trees is quite apparent and unfamiliar. The cold breeze hits you, daydreaming moments are over and the intrigue… Continue reading THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE (pt. 1)