Sunday, April 14, 2019

A botanical garden in a snow land.

We went to a botanical garden named Yukiguni Shokubutuen i Niigata orefecture.
雪国植物園。 長岡市。

There are various kind of flowers belonging a family of Ranunculaceae.


This botanical garden is located near with snow mountains.


Yukiwariso in Japanese.
ユキワリソウ(オオミスミソウ)













All of these flowers are called Yukiwariso.


Nirinso in Japanese. ニリンソウ。


Nirinso.


Nirinso.



Kikuzakiichige in Japanese.
キクザキイチゲ。

Kikuzakiichige.

There were dog tooth violets too.




A white dog tooth violet.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Cherry blossom season in Tokyo.

Cherry blossoms are in full bloom in Tokyo now.


Meguro-gawa river side.








Red weeping  cherry blossoms.







A red and white peach tree.





A peach tree with many flowers.


A redwitch hazel.


A silver berry tree.






Clematis flowers.





Laurel flowers.





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Sunday, March 31, 2019

A trip to Portugal,final.


At third day,we started to visit Coimbra.


Coimbra.



Azulejo tiles are very famous in this country.


Aveiro.


Porto.


Barrels of Port Wine were loaded from this city.


A vessel which carried barrels in old days.


We stayed this Bussaco Palace hotel.


Then we came back to Lisbon.


Jeronimos monastery.


I took this photo by using telephoto lens.


Patio.


Vasco da Gamma in the center of this stained glass.


At the last day,we went to Roca Cape(Cabo da Roca).



Cabo da Roca is located at the westernmost tip of the Eurasian Continent.


A Light house in this cape.


Belem Tower in Lisbon.


The tower of discovery.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

A trip to Portugal,part 1.

We went to Portugal via Dubai fromTokyo  Narita Airport for 8 days.


Arriving at Lisbon,we went to Obidos.


Castle of Obidos. 


A castle wall.


A street of Obidos.


Obidos town.


A church of Santa Matia.


A water Bridge.

Next day,we went to Tomar and Mon Santo.


Tomar monastery.


A patio of the monastery.


Monsanto.

















Monsanto Castle.


A cherry blossom tree in this town.


The setting sun.

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