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Himeji #2 - Kōkoen Garden (好古園)

Right next to Himeji Castle is Kokoen, a garden opened in 1992 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Himeji municipality.

This is the entrance to the garden: 38 more words


Weekend Photo - Camellia

Weekend Photo – Camellia

Spring is here! The Camellia in my garden finally started to flower. (#^^#)

Have a great weekend!  ;)


Sunrise at Dawes Arboretum

“Everything starts with a sunrise, but it’s what we do before it sets that matters” – K. McGraw.

I went with a group of photographers from Central Ohio Photographic Society (COPS) and my friend Joan Garrett to Dawes Arboretum arriving at 6:45am on Saturday 4/2.  148 more words


Kyoto: a one-day visit to Ohara

Today I will tell about my visit to Ohara, a popular district in the outskirts of Kyoto, by also providing some instructions to get to this place, which is located in the north-east of Kyoto, and which presents some very interesting Buddhist temples, in a rural and less touristic japanese atmosphere. 1,652 more words


Kairakuen and Mito

EN: Today I visited Kairaku-en, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, located in Mito, Ibaraki prefecture. Since I visited Kenroku-en and Koraku-en before, this one was still remaining. 103 more words