Autumn in Japan

Hello there! How have you been? It’s been a while since I have posted my last blog. I had been busy for a while and, when I realize that, it’s the season that we can see leaves changing.

Last week, my husband and I went hiking the closest hill called Pon Pon Yama. It was the best timing for us to enjoy the autumn view. Since I took some photos, I want to show them to you. I hope you enjoy Japanese autumn views.

In the hill we have a Shito-shrine, and it’s popular among people who live in the area.





This statue is a guardian for a Shito-shrine called Komainu.






I think this is a monk’s house of the Shito-shrine.






This statue is called Jizo and God for children. He is my favorite God because his face looks always peaceful.









I am very proud of these Japanese maple leaves. I love their red. This is the Japanese autumn.






















The color green and the red are so pretty!










I found six cute zizou.

We enjoyed the views, the clean air, and walking. I realized that hiking is so much fun, and good for exercise. I want to do this more often from now on with my hubby.

It’s getting colder here. I think in some places it’s getting hotter. Stay warm or cool and don’t get sick.

See you around in two weeks again here!

-Yumi x




10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Dixie
    Nov 26, 2017 @ 14:39:56

    Beautiful colors!


    • yumi
      Nov 26, 2017 @ 15:04:44

      Hi, Dixie.

      Thank you as always for visiting my blog. Thank you! I think autumn in Alabama is also very pretty! Some time I want to visit there in fall!!


  2. Helga Jaermann
    Nov 26, 2017 @ 16:14:37

    Dear Yummi thank you for the beautiful picture, we have in Switzerland very nice Autum too, we call them golden Autum, best regards Helga


    • yumi
      Nov 27, 2017 @ 03:29:58

      Hi, Helga!

      How are you doing? I guess Thailand is warm in this season ( not too humid and hot), and I hope you are feeling comfy. I am sure you have beautiful fall in Switzerland! I want to see it some time!


  3. Emilie
    Nov 29, 2017 @ 18:26:51

    Hi Yumi,
    Once again, thanks for sharing your beautiful pictures. I think it’s very interesting to be able to see that the trees there in Japan are very similar to the trees here in MI. We, too, get a variety of colors from red to orange to yellow. All very beautiful and a joy to see. There are more similarities in our cultures/countries than differences and these pictures are one way of showing us those similarities.


    • yumi
      Dec 01, 2017 @ 16:30:54

      Hi, Emilie

      Thank you for the comment. Thank you for sharing Michigan fall too! It’s fascinating to read what you wrote. I visited Gay before Halloween once, and I still remember the autumn colors in Michigan. I agree that our colors are very similar, and I loved them as well!


  4. Gay
    Nov 30, 2017 @ 00:00:48

    Hi Yumi, I enjoyed your photos and article. As Emilie said we have similar colors here. This year it has been so warm our colors are not so brilliant. My redwood tree changes to a bright orange in the fall. This year it is a dirty brown green. My white hibiscus useually turns an orange pink in the fall but just turned brown. Kind of disappointed in that. It is still warm here and we should be looking for snow. Really strange. Love ya.


    • yumi
      Dec 01, 2017 @ 16:28:42

      Hi, Gay

      Thank you for the comment. It sounds very interesting, and I didn’t know leaves or flowers colors are so affected by the weather. Here, it’s getting colder, and I am enjoying knitting. I can’t believe that we have only one month left! Time flies so fast.

      I prefer the warmer weather, and I hope you won’t have many snow there. Stay warm!


  5. scruffyderpherder
    Mar 05, 2018 @ 19:14:32

    こんにちわ Beautiful photos. I miss Japan (I was born there), and I appreciate seeing photos of the country that you and other bloggers take and share. Thank you, and may you, your husband, and family, have a wonderful 2018.


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