All posts tagged: sea

Leave Tokyo -The Beach, Roses and History-

Don’t leave Tokyo for Kyoto without visiting Kamakura. The Great Buddha is its icon.   A few minutes walk, at Hase Temple, also known as ‘temple of flowers’, hydrangeas were starting blooming. Not only flowers but lots of greens.       Another walk comes […]


Do you know what Satoyama is?

Sato: the residential area of human beings. Usually it is spread in the foot of the mountainous landscape. + Yama: mountain =Satoyama: an area where people and nature coexist.     Noto Peninsula is one of the famous places in Japan for its beautiful satoyama and satoumi*. *Umi: sea. […]