seasonal fruit and flora

From Nanohana to Himawari.

Back in March this field of himawari (sunflowers) was a field of nanohana (rapeseed flowers). You can find it in Minami Izu, just south of Shimoda, across from Family Mart on the 136. This is what this field looked like in March: Save Save

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Published on: August 12, 2011  -  Filed under: Sightseeing


The Izu Peninsula is covered in mountains and valleys reaching out to the ocean. On some of these steep slopes farmers are still tending their terraced paddies, or tanada in Japanese.   Here are some pictures of the beautiful tanada in Matsuzaki,  the west coast of Izu. Looking foward to harvest time, when the rice […]

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Published on: August 7, 2011  -  Filed under: Sightseeing