Elements of a Japanese Garden

Elements of a Japanese Garden

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson April 30, 2018

Imagine you're sitting in traffic in Los Angeles on a hot day. Take a break and head for a cool, green oasis - the Suihoen Japanese Garden.

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China’s Walled Cities

China’s Walled Cities

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson March 29, 2018

Only scattered remnants survive of the walled cities that once defined the Chinese empire.

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Traces of an Ancient Superpower

Traces of an Ancient Superpower

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson March 09, 2018

Traces of an ancient Chinese superpower remain in Japan long after they have disappeared in China.

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The Wasatch Back

The Wasatch Back

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson January 26, 2016

The Wasatch Back is the chief year-round playground for residents of the booming Wasatch Front in Utah.

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California’s Danish Village

California’s Danish Village

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson January 01, 2016

Solvang, California's Danish village, is the perfect place for a leisurely afternoon stroll.

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The Road Less Traveled

The Road Less Traveled

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson December 18, 2015

There's an alternative to the standard boring I-15 southern and I-80 northern routes across Nevada.

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Timpanogos Cave

Timpanogos Cave

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson October 30, 2015

A wierd and wonderful cave system holds the heart of Mt. Timpanogos, near Provo, Utah.

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The Land of Junipero Serra

The Land of Junipero Serra

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson October 01, 2015

Junipero Serra's "sainthood" is controversial, but his cultural impact on California is indisputable.

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Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson September 23, 2015

Bryce Canyon National Park in southwestern Utah is an adventure for all seasons.

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The Chesapeake Bay’s Shrinking Historic Island

The Chesapeake Bay’s Shrinking Historic Island

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson September 03, 2015

Smith Island in the Chesapeake Bay is rich in history but shrinking in land and population.

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Why isn’t every town like Carmel?

Why isn’t every town like Carmel?

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson August 21, 2015

Carmel, CA, shows how design, planning and environmentalism enhance a small town.

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Charleston - America’s heartbreaking historic treasure

Charleston - America’s heartbreaking historic treasure

Posted by Donna Rouviere Anderson June 30, 2015

Charleston, SC, is one of America's most beautiful and heartbreaking cities.

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