Hitachi Seaside Park

Japan is well known for its parks. Sometimes small and extremely ascetic they are pleasingly calming and helps to achive concentrationd needed to make not so simple decision. That is why Japanese park culture is so popular all over the world for more than two decades for now. Japan-inspired parks could be found almost anywhere.

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Reinebringen peak, Lofoten islands

Reinebringen is the picturesque mountain on the Moskenes island in the Lofoten archipelago in the North-West part of Norway. When you find the secret passage, hidden in the bushes, which leads to the dried bed of the stream, you can climb to the top of the mountain, onto the bluff, hanging high above the Reine village. The way up is really steep but the postcard-perfect scenery totally worth the efforts.

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Japanese snow monkeys

Monkeys are humans’ closest relatives on the tree of life. Humans and chimpanzees, for instance, are sharing 97.6% of their genome. Macaques—that’s how the Japanese snow monkeys are called scientifically—are little bit more distant, it means they are sharing less genetic code with humans, but it doesn’t means they look really different.

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