The five story pagoda, Mount Haguro, Yamagata, #Japan

The five story pagoda, Mount Haguro, Yamagata, Japan That's great, but look at those trees! Really impressive!

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan 妻籠宿 長野

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan 妻籠宿 長野 Running through the town at night, wearing kimono and geta after a little too much sake with Geisha.

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan 妻籠宿 長野

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan 妻籠宿 長野 Running through the town at night, wearing kimono and geta after a little too much sake with Geisha.

直指庵 (via http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3785/9367731607_5b80f2faa5_b.jpg )

light through the green trees fresh air cool stone peace can be found


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