The ancient temple of Daigo-ji in the Fushimi ward of Kyoto, is currently opening at night to show off it's illuminated autumn colours. Though the leaves hadn't quite reached their peak when we visited at the weekend, they weren't far off and we were glad to get there before it got too crowded. Here are some pictures from our visit. … [Read more...]
Autumn leaves so beautiful they will make you cry!
The trains to and from Arashiyama were packed with tourists out to see the autumn leaves on Sunday, but Mewby and I together with the volunteers of P.T.O. escaped from the crowds and up to the summit of Ogurayama where we were blessed with some spectacular views. I have more pictures on flickr here, and Lucinda Cowling has written up a very nice summary of our day here … [Read more...]