Ninomaru Garden, Kyoto
The Ninomaru garden makes up part of the Nijo Castle grounds. The Ninomaru (Outer Citadel) palace is fascinating as it was where the Shogun lived and so is set…
posted on April 18, 2012
Spring Flowers, Kyoto
All around the grounds of Nijo Castle [en.wikipedia.org] I found trees still blossoming. This one I think is Somei Yoshino - a five petaled flower.
posted on April 17, 2012
My first view of the spring blossom in Japan. Walking around the city on the evening I arrived, I came across a little stream that ran parallel to the river and…
posted on April 16, 2012