Needless to say, I'm amazed. You see, I previously thought of gardens as fields of flowers or small, personalized patches of land for families to use recreationally. However, completely submerged in the experience, I found that the meaning of a garden went far beyond America’s backyards, geared towards practicality.
A major part of Japanese culture involves an appreciation for nature and a pursuit of simplistic beauty.
That's not to say that countless other cultures don’t value nature and simplicity, but this is the first time
I've witnessed such a pure devotion in applying those principles and melding them together to create such a garden that is there