Bamboo Forest, Arashiyama (嵐山), Japan Soaring bamboo stalks dwarf visitors to Arashiyama Park in western Kyoto. Known for its vertiginous growth, bamboo has numerous uses in Japan, particularly in Kyoto, where it is made into baskets, flutes, pipes, benches, dolls, garden fences, and artifacts for tea ceremonies.
Four Corners is only place in the country where four states meet, and because of this unique distinction, it is a popular US travel destination. The states that come together at this unique destination are Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado. For those who visit the Four Corners Monument, it is possible to stand in all four of them at the same time.