Photo of the weeping cherry blossom, shidarezakura, at Maruyama Park in Kyoto, Japan.
Right now, Hong Kong Disneyland is wrapping up their Chinese New Year celebration festivities and sadly, I did not get to go this year as I was in Egypt (oh darn, I know). This was one of the centerpiece displays from the 2011 event.
Every year, Taiwan celebrates the Dragon Boat Holiday, and part of the annual celebration includes dragon boat races that draw crowds from all around the island and beyond. This photo was from one of the races in Taipei that was really close between three of the four teams.
On Taiwan’s east coast, there is an annual sand sculpture festival located at Fulong Beach. Some photos from our visit to the 2011 Fulong Beach Sand Sculpture Festival.