Archive for April 8th, 2011

by / on April 8, 2011 at 10:08 PM / in Places of interest

Sakura-Cherry blossom viewing! Best of the best 2011! Kyoto and Nara

Hanami (lit. “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers, “flower” in this case almost always meaning cherry blossoms or ume blossoms. From the end of March to early May, sakura bloom all over Japan, and around the first of February on the island of Okinawa. The blossom forecast (sakurazensen, literally cherry blossom front) is […]

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by / on April 8, 2011 at 8:30 PM / in Cherry Blossoms, Matsuri-Festival, Nara-City

Weeping Sakura in Himuro Shrine in Nara!

Yesterday me and my spouse went to Nara, our objective was to visit some famous world heritage sites and see some of the most beautiful Sakura blossoms. We were not to be disappointed, not only was a able to take some gorgeous shots, with my video camera I was able to take some breath taking footage! Amongst the shrines we […]

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