Shimanami Kaido is a 60-kilometer-long road and bridge network running between Japan's Hiroshima and Ehime prefectures. The route connects across several islands, offering sublime views of the Seto Inland Sea National Park.
Couroupita guianensis - Cannonball Tree. A South American native, the mighty, it can grow to 24mtrs, cannonball tree is named for its large, spherical brown fruits. When in flower it produces beautiful orange and pink blossoms that hang in festoons reaching up to 3mtrs in length.