Friday, April 3, 2015

Pictures from Hiroshima and Miyajima

And finally, some pictures from the trip to Hiroshima and Miyajima:

Shukkeien Gardens;
the planning of this garden took as its model, a lake in China,
the garden is a miniature version of the lake, with every inch of it packed with beautiful detail

bridges in Shukkeien

from the 2nd floor of the Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, which abuts Shukkeien

Hiroshima Castle with a photo bombing Japanese family

the grounds of Hiroshima Castle and the moat

Hiroshima businessmen enjoying a Sakura lunchtime

Sakura spot in Hijiyama Park;
many families with picnics and children playing outdoor games

a vendor;
I enjoyed the continuation of the blossoms onto the top of the tent


into the cherry blossoms;
Hijiyama Park

Near the Contemporary Art Museum in Hijiyama Park;
a hidden oasis of Sakura picnics

dinner date;

deer at sunset;

Torii at sunset,

Me and Andrew;

moon over Itsukushima Shrine; Miyajima

Five Story Pagoda;

alight at night

the dawning of a new day on Miyajima

Itsukushima Shrine

Torii through the walkway of Itsukushima Shrine

two pagodas

Daishoin Temple;

daily practice

on top of Mt.Misen

Torii at low tide

little people, big gate

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