Tag Archives: Mountain

[Photoblog] Mackerel Sky

The sky was lightly coloured after sunset. Dark bump can be found at the lower bottom of this picture is Mt. Unebi (one of Yamato Sanzan or the three mountain…

[Photoblog] Summer Memory

View from the Amusement Park Ikoma, which is top of the mountain Ikoma, Nara. Only in summer, the park opens during night. Many guests must made great summer memories at…

[Photoblog] Elegant Lines of Mountains

People in the old time must had been gazing at the city from the spot, Sesonji Temple Ruins. Clockwise from far back, Mt. Nijozan,  Mt. Katsuragizan and Mt. Kongozan. You…

[Photoblog] Mount Miwa

Miki saw a breathtaking sunset over Miwayama Mountain on the way home from Omiwa Shrine. Copyright(C) Miki   →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

[Photoblog] Yoshino

There is Senbonguchi Station below. (Near Kintetsu line, Yoshino Station)  Copyright(C) Miki   →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

[Photoblog] Deep Green

Fall Festival Eve at Oomiwa Shrine. Japanese cedar trees growing in Miwa Mountain and the shrine are revered as holy trees. Copyright(C) Miki   →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)  …

[Photoblog] Mt. Wakakusayama

This is one of Japan’s three main night views. Copyright(C) Miki   →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

[Photoblog] Wakakusayama Mountain Burning

It is said that the origin of it is a festival to appease the spirits of the dead in the large keyhole-shaped tomb mound (Uguisuzuka) located on the summit of…

Wasabi Stories vol.238: You Can See an Illusion in Certain Environment

Today’s story-teller is poet and cell biologist Kazuhiro Nagata. Nagata was introducing an episode of him being nearly got lost in the mountain in the previous column. This is the…

Special Report: Viewing Autumnal Leaves in Takao (with gift)

Several months ago, I wrote about my trip to Mt. Takao (Takaosan in Japanese), do you remember? The times are right for viewing autumnal leaves in Japan. Because I had…

Top 10 Ropeways to Enjoy Tinted Autumnal Mountains

  The autumn foliage front is now at the north part of Japan, and keeps going southward. It is almost time to enjoy beautiful red and orange colors of mountains….