Walking around Shosenkyo Gorge in Yamanashi

Shosenkyo Gorge is in a beautiful national park in Kofu City of Yamanashi prefecture.  There is a four-kilometer trail.  This time, instead of enjoy a long hiking, I just visited Sengataki Waterfall which is one of the popular spots along the trail and walked a little bit around the area.  

Visiting Summer Flower Markets

I have been quite occupied lately and it’s already in the middle of summer.  This year’s heat wave is terrible all over Japan and it is definately not the season for cycling unfortunately.  Even walking needs precaution – you should always, always bring a bottle of water.  Anyway, some plants enjoy this hot weather and…

Iris in Korakuen Gardens

I am still trying to relocate my blog site to a sharing host site.  But the site I am trying has some problem and cannot access there at this moment.  So for the time being, I keep using this site.  The problem here is that the size of the photos I keep for this site…

Visiting Hydrangea Festival

Every year at this time, I cannot help visiting Hydrangea Festival at Hakusan Jinja Shrine.  There are many other spots to admire hydrangea but I like the small mountain in this shrine covered with hydrangea.