November 30th, 2014

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Fall colors in Kyoto

Recently my friend Aya-san sent me some pictures of the gardens at Renge-ji, a small temple in Kyoto, well known for its fall colors, and at Ruriko-in. The latter is a hidden jewel, as you can only visit it for a couple of weeks in November. In fact it was closed to the public for a while, to protect the fragile gardens and buildings.



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More scattered leaves
scattered leaves

A lovely pond
Some of the many kinds of mosses at Ruriko-in

I had trouble choosing among Aya-san's many wonderful pictures! I hope you have enjoyed this small sample.