My favorite garden. Set several hundred feet above Portland in the Forest Park that surrounds the city, the Portland Japanese Garden is one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside of, well, Japan.
The beauty of budding flowers near Hoan Kiem Lake, Vietnam. Hoan Kiem Lake is in the historical center of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. The lake is one of the major scenic spots in the city and serves as a focal point for its public life.