Every summer, photographers in Japan wander inside dense forests to see fireflies illuminate the night sky. From May to June, around dusk, thousands of these beautiful insects come out and play. Photo by Hiroyuki Shinohara
Temple Entry, Japan photo via amy. Hard to believe the same nation that perpetuated the rape of Nanking and the Bataan Death March, also gives us rock gardens and some of the most beautiful and tranquil places on earth.
1,200 Whimsical Stone Statues at Buddhist Temple in Kyoto