Sunday, August 23, 2015

WHITE HERON FLOWERS.

We went to see white heron flowers to Showa memorial park in the suburbs of Tokyo.



These flowers belong to the orchid family.


It is said these flowers would grow only in Korea,Taiwan and Japan.


These flowers would come to full bloom in August.


It is not so difficult to cultivate these flowers.




I found these flowers from You Tube.


These flowers in Bonsai.



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Thursday, August 20, 2015

TOKYO WALKING , KUNITACHI IN THE SUBURBS.

We visited Yabo Tenmangu in the suburbs of Tokyo.

JR南武線の谷保駅からスタートです。

The entrance of the shrine. 谷保天満宮です。


The main building.


There ia a pond in this precincts.


Carp.


Then we visited Shiroyama koen park.

城山公園に行きました。


Red heart lilies are blooming in a colony.

キツネノカミソリの群生です。

Red heart lilies.


There are many flowers in this area.


Kusaki. クサキです。


Teika-Kazura. テイカカズラです。


White cotton rosemallow. 芙蓉です。


Cotton rosemallow. 酔芙蓉です。 花びらの色が1日のうちで変化します。

This flower would change the color in one day. You can see the change by you tube below.





There are some farmer's fields in this district,we can see vegetable flowers too.


Okra. オクラです。


Oriental garlic. ニラです。

Wild big mushrooms. My lens cap is on a mushroom.

仁王ヒメジです。

Large brown cicada.


Jewel beetle. 玉虫です。





Thursday, August 13, 2015

SENJOJIKI CURL,IN NAGANO.

We went to Senjojiki Curl next day .


Curl means as follows, 20 000 years ago, bowl-shaped terrain that was shaved off in Ice Age ice. 


We came here by cable car. 

The cable car's station is located in 2612 meters above sea level, the highest station in our country.



There is the remaining snow on the mountain.





We could see some climbers on the ridge.



Kengaike pond.


We hiked around this mountain trail.


We could see many wild flowers along the mountain path.



Kurumayuri,different from a tiger lily.


Black lily.


Chinguruma grow in colony.


Chinguruma, or mountain avens.



Chiguruma's seeds.


Miyama Kinpoge or butter cup.


Shinano-Kinbai.


Kobaikeiso.


Hakusan-Ichige.


Hakusan-Chidori.


Takane-Gunnaihuro.


Aono-Tugazakura.


Umebachiso.


Miyama-Rindo.



It was very cool in Senjojiki Curl. 
We enjoyed here very much.



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Sunday, August 9, 2015

TASESHINA,IN NAGANO.

Tateshina is one of the popular summer resort in Nagano.


We visited Tateshina and Komagane highland in Nagano for 3 day trip.


夏の旅行は、蓼科と千畳敷カールに行きました。 まずは蓼科からです。



Lake Tateshima ko and Mt.Tateshima.

蓼科湖と蓼科山です。



Tokenkyo Gorge.

杜鵑峡(とけんきょう)です。



Otomedaki Falls. 乙女滝です。



Misyagaike Pond. 御射鹿池です。


Misyagaike Pond. 東山魁夷の「緑響く」の絵画のモデルになりました。


This pond is very famous by Kaii Higashiyama' painting.

http://www.gm2000.co.jp/higashiyama/2midorihibiku(B).html


We went to Tuboniwa by Kita-Yatugatake cable car.

北八ヶ岳ロープウエイです。



Tuboniwa.  溶岩で覆われた10万坪のハイキングコースです。

This Tuboniwa is located to the altitude of about 2200 meters above sea level.


Shirabiso tree. シラビソです。

THere are many wild flowers along the mountain trail.



Hushigurosennou. フシグロセンノウです。


Kinrobai. キンロバイです。


Shinano-Otogiri. シナノオトギリです。


Akino-Kirinso. アキノキリンソウです。


Kibanano-Yamaodamaki. キバナノヤマオダマキです。


Genno-Shoko. ゲンノショウコです。


Yama-Hahako. ヤマハハコです。


Yama-Hotarubukuro. ヤマホタルブクロです。


Hakusan-Huro. ハクサンフウロです。


A red dragonfly.


We enjoyed Tateshina area very much.



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