Autumn and it’s foliage is one of the best recommended seasons to visit Japan. Unbelievable to think that Japan is the around the same size as California but Japanese islands are covered by mountains, mostly heavily forested, and crisscrossed by short, swift rivers.
Making our autumn foliage quite spectacular.
A rainbow seen over ‘Suwa Lake‘ after the typhoon pass. | 「諏訪湖の虹」
Photographs shot at my sister’s house, living in a shrine in the southern part of Nagano prefecture. ｜『南信州に住む妹のお寺の風景集』
Early morning mist brings the lush vegetation to life, the low light mystifying the shrine with even more spiritual energy.