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Springtime at Himeji Castle 18

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 8 November 2009 in Plant & Nature.

A completely unseasonal series of photos, taken at Himeji Castle, Hyogo prefecture, back in April.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Majestic. That is the perfect word for that tree.

8 Nov 2009 9:50am

@Ana Lúcia: Thanks Ana Lúcia!

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

Even better than yesterday's one. I love it!

8 Nov 2009 10:44am

@Richard Standley: Cheers Richard!

Yvon from Orleans, France

wonderful shot, I remerber this tree with cherry flowers when I visit this beautiful castle

8 Nov 2009 3:12pm

@Yvon: Thank you Yvon!

Marc from France

Wonderfull colors of spring!!
Good sunday!!

8 Nov 2009 3:54pm

@Marc: Thanks Marc!

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

wow. how I wish I could witness such splendor personally. thanks for sharing

8 Nov 2009 3:57pm

@shoti: Cheers shoti!

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Wow! beautiful colors of spring! Bravo!

8 Nov 2009 4:44pm

@mo.langel: Thanks mo!

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really lovely image, a nice spring shot

8 Nov 2009 6:39pm

@Alun: Thanks Alun!

Michael from Shell village, United Kingdom

This shot of these creamy blossoms is stunning, roll on Spring.

8 Nov 2009 7:14pm

@Michael: Thanks Michael!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Very cool. I like the great care taken with old trees in Japan. I saw lots of trees so braced.

8 Nov 2009 11:14pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks Steve, yes they are taken care of well.

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Full bloom. So beautiful....

9 Nov 2009 12:48am

@akarui: Cheers Olivier!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Would like to have a garden like this --if it came with a gardener.

15 Nov 2009 7:40pm

@Twelvebit: There's the rub...