Fire Festival, Japan // via best travel photos

Nachi-no-Hi-Matsuri, one of the three largest fire festivals of Japan, is staged in the Kumano mountains of Wakayama Prefecture. Photo by Masa Kumono

Blue Hill (Nemophila) Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan. Visit in April-May when the flowers are in bloom.

Hitachinaka's Hitachi Seaside Park Is The Springtime Paradise You're Dreaming Of

April 25 – May 17 Blue Hill (Nemophila) Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan flowers turn red

Famous Bamboo Forest at Arashiyama Mountain in Kyoto, Japan   |  19 Reasons to Love Japan, an Unforgettable Travel Destination

19 Reasons to Love Japanan an Unforgettable Travel Destination

❈ “Traveler . . there is no path. Paths are made by walking.” ❈  Antonio Machado  | Japan

Temple Entry, Japan photo via amy. Hard to believe the same nation that perpetuated the rape of Nanking and the Bataan Death March, also gives us rock gardens and some of the most beautiful and tranquil places on earth.

Izumo-taisha Shrine in Izumo, Japan

Ancient Shinto Izumo-taisha Shrine in Izumo, Japan, largest shimenawa (sacred straw rope) in Japan.

Ookawauchiyama, Japan.  Go on a walking tour of Japan! Japón -  Cursos de idiomas en el exterior CAUX InterCultural. Estudia japones en Kanazawa. Desde 2 a 52 semanas. Programas de 20,25 ó 30 lecciones semanales. Para más información escribenos a

Ōkawachi, formerly a village, but now incorporated into port city of Imari, on the island of Kyushu, Japan.( This probably one of our stops on the trip)

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miizukizu: “ byodo-in the ancient century temple that graces the 10 yen coin By : Aki Sasaki (Do not remove credits) ”