Saturday, April 2, 2011

Ohanami!

A hypnotic pink froth entrances young and old, 
Lures us into parks and down tree-lined allées, 
Invites us to pause in the shower of delicate petals 
And drink our fill of spring.

Kyoto, Japan

Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan

Sakura to go, Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan

Celebrating the Buddha's birth, Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan

Sankei-en, Yokohama, Japan

Salted cherry blossoms

Wagashi shaped like a cherry blossom

Sakura mochi, Kyoto-style
More photos here: https://picasaweb.google.com/105060227937518922873/SakuraMadness#
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