Three new cherry blossom pictures for today.
The cherry blossoms are not here to stay. I took the first photos of the tight buds exactly one week ago. Today I see the first petals fluttering gently to the ground.
In Japan the cherry blossoms, called sakura, are highly symbolic. They signify both renewal and the fleeting nature of all things.
Click on the image for full size. Cherry blossoms from the past week are here in my gallery.
... is a space for every day shots, day outings or longer trips, and those photos that are simply documenting the what and the where. I hope I will have some hikes and bike rides to write about - and maybe some longer bike tours again? There will also be car trips and trips by plane, for sure. Stay tuned!