The Idea of Beauty In Japanese Culture

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Reflections

Is this beautiful? What we find beautiful says a lot about us.

Not everyone agrees on beauty.

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Why I Don’t Like Going To Parks

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Can you spot the bride?

It’s not that urban parks aren’t great, it’s just that they’re not my cup of tea. I rarely enjoy them, even when I go with fun people. I do like massive National Parks such as Yellostone or Big Bend in the US.

For me, when I go into nature, I want to enjoy the quiet and solitude. I find most urban parks, noisy and crowded, especially in Japan. They are more “nature-like” than nature.

That said, we did discover a very nice park, one we visited at the perfect time.

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How To See Mt. Fuji During Cherry Blossom Season (Arakura Sengen Shrine)

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The ultimate viewpoint to photograph Mt. Fuji with Cherry Blossoms.

I finally made it to this famous viewpoint that’s on all the postcards of Japan. It’s where you can see a red pagoda with Mt. Fuji and cherry blossoms in the backdrop. Continue reading