Each year, around October to November, most of Japan is dyed in various reddish shades, as the autumn season brings on the annual turning of the leaves. Trees throughout mountainous Japan are filled with beautiful colors. In Japan, the viewing of “Autumn Leaves” is a popular pastime.
The characters for the word, “Autumn Leaf viewing,” has an interesting origin. In the past, people would “hunt” for beautiful tree branches, “folding” them and appreciating them in the palm of the hand. Thus, the characters for “folding tree leaves” is used to express “Autumn Leaf viewing.”
Venerate old Sakura tree stands and overlooks the great mountains in the horizon
Discover Japan’s timeless country landscape
Pauline and Benoît, the bloggers from World Else – will take you on a road-trip through Japan!
Timeless Okinawan island landscape - framed by a row of Bise trees
Warm spring welcome by 200 beautiful blooming Sakura trees
Islands of Kagoshima, rich in drama and wonder
Majestic Mt. Fuji, viewed from the shores of a quiet, idyllic lake
Pristine white sand beach paradise and warm welcome breeze
Taste the natural wonder of Yakushima Island