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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Whiners Dis Japan’s Wonders

Above, a view of the top of Mt. Fuji from the timberline. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," or so the old saying goes.

A few foreign tourists came away not totally in awe with some of Japan's World Heritage Sites. Some were outright disgruntled.

The Japan Times has an article on some foreign tourists's reactions after visiting some of those sites.

The Times wrote:
Everyone loves Japan’s coveted UNESCO World Heritage sites. They showcase the country’s beauty, history and culture. 
But according to reviews on one of the Net’s most popular traveler-ranking sites, not every tourist is impressed with Japan’s most vaunted spots. One visitor blamed Mount Fuji for not looking like the pictures, while another tourist called the Hiroshima A-bomb Dome “a bunch of broken rocks.” 
Let’s explore what some disgruntled travelers have to say about Japan’s most impressive World Heritage Sites.
To read more, go here.

Speaking of Mount Fuji, it has been named one of the world's six volcanoes capable of destroying everything at Rocket News 24. To see their article, go here.

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