Ume (Plum) flower

History of Ume flower Since Ume-tree is the first to blossom (i.e. the tree starts to blossom in the coldest time of the winter), Ume has been appreciated by people in China for many years. As Ume flower blooms in the midst of the cold winter, people see the flower as a human being who […]

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Yamaguchi – Rurikoji temple

Where is it located? Have you been to Yamaguchi prefecture? It is located in Japan’s Chugoku region, on the southwest side of Honshu Island. The prefecture is surrounded by Hibiki-nada Sea (Northwest of Kanmon Straits between Honshu and Kyushu), the Sea of Japan, and Seto Inland Sea. Because of its unique location, you can enjoy […]

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