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The Sakura Big One

Cherry Blossom season is upon us here in Japan! It started late last week, while today and tomorrow will likely be the peak days around Tokyo. I was a bit concerned after we had much rain and wind yesterday, but thankfully the blossoms were very early in their progression and managed to hang on. I’ve...

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  • AndrewLooking good. I will be in Japan in a few weeks so just missed out on hanami this year!ReplyCancel

    • leslieThanks! That is too bad but there is plenty to enjoy in Japan at any time! Will you be in the Tokyo area? If so you should check out the Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki Prefecture. It’s about a 2 hour trip from Tokyo, but it’s lovely. I did a post on it several weeks back: http://lestaylorphoto.com/a-day-at-hitachi-seaside-park/ReplyCancel

  • Blossoms Like Clouds » Les Taylor Photo[…] are so many different ways to look at and enjoy them. This shot comes from the same tree as in this picture from a few days back. That one was taken with a wide angle lens, while this was taken with my 85mm (which on my cropped […]ReplyCancel

“Better Days Are Coming” – Plum Blossoms In Tokyo

For the past week or two, my camera was with Nikon, being repaired for the damage it received during one of Tokyo’s recent snow days. I finally got it back this past Sunday, but Sunday and Monday were too busy to get out and use it again. So this afternoon after some morning duties I...

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    A Day at Hitachi Seaside Park

    One of the things I love most about Japan is the number of places that seem like they could have come straight out of a fantasy land in a book. One such place is the Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki Prefecture. Certainly, Ibaraki isn’t the most popular of prefectures in Japan, but perhaps some of...

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