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April 30, 2010

Sunset point

Sunset and moonrise.
The sun and the moon to understand each other's role.

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean is sunset scenic of Shirahama.
Shirahama is located in southeastern Wakayama Prefecture.

April 28, 2010

rose + tree

Azalea, Rhododendron, 躑躅 (ツツジ, tsutsuji) . Some names.

"ツツジ" is actually a plant that does not exist. It is a plant except "サツキ (satsuki)" and "シャクナゲ (syakunage)" of Rhododendron to call "ツツジ" in Japan.

Rhododendron meaning 【rhodon】 rose, and 【dendron】 tree.

April 26, 2010

More than 2000 kinds

Azaleas can be grown easily, so there are various kinds.

The weather was very good today, it was a warm spring day.

April 24, 2010

Golden Pavilion

This is "金閣寺(Kinkaku-ji)" in Kyoto.

It is the one of "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto" registered with a world heritage site.

"寺(ji or tera)" means a religion institution. It is buddhist temple in English.

April 22, 2010

See you next spring!

Once cherry blossoms are in full bloom, they usually only last for about a week before all the petals fall to the ground.

I will look forward to next year.

April 20, 2010

Warmth of spring

I introduce the place where there are many kinds of cherry blossom.

"2010 Cherry Blossom Viewing in Osaka" / Japan Mint  (in English)

April 19, 2010

The land of cherry blossom

Cherry blossom is a symbol of the spring in Japan.

April 18, 2010

Long for spring

In spite of a season of the spring, the low temperature that seems to be winter continues for these several days.

April 16, 2010