Hikes: Black Canyon Of The Yellowstone (4K)

The Black Canyon of the Yellowstone covers an extensive stretch of the Yellowstone River near the northern border of Yellowstone National Park. This is a hiking and backpacking canyon, not a canyoneering destination. It’s characterized by spectacular scenery along the Yellowstone River, with interesting geology at the upstream sections.


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Views: Beatrix Potter’s ‘Lake District’ In England

From dawn to dusk. Sit back, relax, and be transported to the Lake District with a specially commissioned immersive film that celebrates the sights and sounds of a landscape that inspired Beatrix Potter.

The Lake District is a region and national park in Cumbria, North West England known for its glacial lakes and rugged fell mountains. Beatrix Potter eventually settled here after growing up in her ‘unloved birthplace’ of London, becoming an award-winning sheep farmer and respected member of the local community.

When Potter died aged 77 on 22 December 1943, she left 14 farms and more than 4,000 acres to the National Trust. Produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker and photographer Terry Abraham, this film captures intimate shots of the native wildlife that Potter would have sketched and later immortalised in her storybooks, alongside epic panoramic footage of its mountains and lakes, featuring locations where Potter lived, worked and admired:

Catbells and Derwentwater Newlands Valley Watendlath Yew Tree Farm, Coniston Tarn Hows Hill Top and Near Sawrey Esthwaite Water Ullswater Great Langdale

Read an interview with Terry Abraham on our blog: https://www.vam.ac.uk/blog/museum-lif…

This film was produced to accompany the V&A exhibition, Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature, until 8 January 2023.

Japan Views: Kyoto Plum Blossoms & ‘Hanato’ Lights

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It’s famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It’s also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, consisting of multiple courses of precise dishes, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion district. 

Date taken: March 5-6, 2022

Video timeline: 0:00 Kitano-temmangū Shrine 北野天満宮 https://bit.ly/3vKIg2i1:39 Baien (Ume Blossom Garden)梅苑 https://bit.ly/35UCyQz6:00 Around Yasaka-no-to Pagoda 八坂の塔周辺 https://bit.ly/3ewNGnw7:57 Around Nene-no-michi Path ねねの道周辺 https://bit.ly/3Ko6VgW10:17 Around Nineizaka (Ninenzaka) Path 二寧坂周辺 https://bit.ly/3KlXnmF14:21 Around Sannenzaka Path 産寧坂周辺 https://bit.ly/3z2fx8w17:55 Kiyomizudera Shopping Street 清水寺商店街 https://bit.ly/3pHUDIi19:20 Kiyomizu-dera 清水寺 https://bit.ly/3HLuJty22:54 Maruyama Park 円山公園周辺 https://bit.ly/3pIsctM27:25 Around Yasaka-no-to Pagoda(late at night) 八坂の塔周辺 https://bit.ly/3ewNGnw