Monday, November 25, 2019

2019 Fall Colors Walk Day 1 Kyoto


I missed my traditional autum colors walk last year because of a bout of pneumonia, and this year in my eagerness  I started a little early in mid November. Crossing the Katsura River early morning in Arashiyama, the hillside had started to turn......


At Osawa no Ike Pond next to Daikakuji Temple the clouds started to clear away to reveal some color...


On my first ever visit to Ninna-ji Temple there was not much color to be seen yet except in the eastern part of the temple grounds where there are a couple of shrines.


On my first ever visit to Jisson-in Temple in the northern suburb of Iwakura, the gardens were nice enough, but yet again the colors had only just begun....


I took the Eizan Line train to Kurama, and the famed Maple Tunnel where the train slows down for a couple of hundred meters so passengers can enjoy the colors, yet again it was just beginning....

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