Imagine the topo survey on this place! Phuktal Monastery During Monsoon Season Phugtal Monastery or Phugtal Gompa (often transliterated as Phuktal) is a monastery in south-eastern Zanskar, Ladakh in northern India.

Tea plantation in Kyoto, Japan

Tea plantation in Kyoto, Japan showing how great green stripes are

Kanagu Ryokan Inn, Nagano, Japan

Traditional Japanese Inn - Kanagu Ryokan Inn, Nagano, Japan, is one of many ryokans that inspired the animation, Spirited Away.

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The mountain village of Masuleh in Iran. Houses are built into the mountain side. Some families are so poor in Iran that they had to start villages like this.

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stunningpicture: Hayao Miyazaki’s inspiration for Spirited Away: the town of Jiufen, Taiwan



Stuttgart Modern Library, Bibliothek 21 -- so sad that they built this *after* I went there!just an excuse to go back!



26 Remarkable Places For Solo Travel- Taiwan, Taipei. Amazing night markets, hundreds of street-food carts and pop-up stores. Taipei has amazing hiking destinations right in the city.