Category: pretty

Japanese stone lantern covered in moss and sno…

Japanese stone lantern covered in moss and snow.

Manhole cover in Tsuruoka, Yamagata.

Manhole cover in Tsuruoka, Yamagata.

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Mt. Haguro is the shortest of the sacred Three…

Mt. Haguro is the shortest of the sacred Three Mountains of Dewa. The shrine at the summit is the only one of the three that is accessible during the winter.

According to signs nearby this enormous beauti…

According to signs nearby this enormous beautiful Japanese Red Ceder (or Sugi) is approximately 1400 years old.

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Climbing up Mt. Haguro of Yamagata. One of the…

Climbing up Mt. Haguro of Yamagata. One of the Three Sacred Mountains of Dewa. 

Tsuruga-jo in Aizu-Wakamatsu City at sunset.

Tsuruga-jo in Aizu-Wakamatsu City at sunset.

My vacation is over, and I’m flying back to th…

My vacation is over, and I’m flying back to the mainland. I hope I can go to Okinawa again someday!