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Baby Monkeys at Korakukan Jigokudani

June 11th, 2014 by Vincent Penez

Monkeys bathing in the hot spring surrounded by snow are very funny, how about baby monkeys? Monkeys around the Jigokudani Yaen National Park give birth to cute babies during spring and when the winter comes they stay warm in the hot spring bath. To see them the best way is to stay at the Korakukan Jigokudani    

Autumn leaves in Kyoto

December 11th, 2013 by Vincent Penez

To enjoy Autumn colors, Kyoto is one of the best place in Japan plus, it’s not far from my house. On November 23rd, a National Holiday I went around the city. As you can guess it was crowded, but because I arrived early, around 08:00 am it wasn’t so bad. Here are some pictures I took; The Pagoda beside the Kiyomizudera; I was lucky to…

Autumn in Japan

September 7th, 2011 by Jeff Aasgaard

Japanese cherry blossoms (Sakura) are a famous national celebration, and crowds from all around the world come every year to enjoy spring in Japan. But there is another natural event that worth the visit; the autumn leaves colors. Leaves turn to yellow, orange, red, purple, ruby, vermilion…giving a mystic atmosphere to some places. The Japanese summer is really hot and humid, and though Japanese enjoy…

Refresh in Kibune, Kyoto

April 11th, 2011 by Jeff Aasgaard

Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, the richness of its past, traditional Japanese palaces, gardens…this picture of the city sounds idyllic. However if you plan to visit Kyoto and the Kansai area during summer you will quickly learn that it is incredibly hot during summer. When you come from a dry summer country such as France, like me, your whole body will make you forget…