Beautiful sky in autumn

Sky becomes clear and ever blue in autumn. Here is a haiku (Japanese poem) by Shiki Masaoka (1867-1902): Autumn clouds, over the lake, floated away.


In my neighborhood, northern Yokohama on November 24, 2017.                         

After the rice harvest in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama

on November 21, 2017.         


At Enoshima, Kanagawa prefecture northern Yokohama on October 23, 2016. Enoshima will be the site of yachting events during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


This is Hachijyo-Jima, an island about 300 km south of Tokyo, on November 17, 2015.


A shrine gate at Hakone, Kanagawa prefecture on October 13, 2015.


Cosmos flowers in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama on September 28, 2014.


Center Kita (north), northern Yokohama, on September 5, 2014. 


















Center Kita, northern Yokohama on November 27, 2013.    


The rice harvest in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama on September 21, 2013.


A beautiful scene in Kohoku new town, in northern Yokohama on November 25, 2012.


A fishing boat catching shellfish in a lake facing the city of Matsue, capital city of Shimane prefecture on October 3, 2011.


Komagatake mountain(2,956 m), Nagano prefecture on October 1, 2010.


Rare species of buckwheat with red petals in Nagano prefecture on October 1, 2010.


Mt.Tateyama (3015 m), in Toyama prefecture on September 4, 2010.


A restored ancient village of about 2,000 years ago in the Center Kita area, northern Yokohama on November 5, 2009.


Kamakura in Kanagawa prefecture was the capital of Japan in the late 12th Century to the mid 14th Century on September 13, 2009.


Todai-Ji, a Buddhist temple in Nara is famous for housing a gigantic Buddha statue inside on September 23, 2008.


International passenger terminal at the port of Yokohama on September 27, 2008.


At the fifth station of Mt. Fuji (3,776 m) on October19,2008.     


Showa memorial park in Tachikawa, Metropolitan Tokyo on November 23, 2008.



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