Look out your back window or door — describe what you see, as if you were trying to convey the scene to someone from another country or planet.
It’s spring here and most of the places in Japan.
Cherry trees are blooming. Check my top page and you can see what they are like around here. The best season for them is almost over around my place. So you might want to check other people’s posts with tags like Japan, Sakura, Cherry blossoms. Or you can follow some Japanese citizens on twitter. They are enthusiastically posting gorgeous photos! In the northern regions they will bloom up to the early May, so you can enjoy beautiful Sakura for almost the whole month.
It could be so NOISY, too. Japanese people like to have parties under cherry trees in full-bloom. Well, it’s okay for some people even if they’re not in full-bloom. They just want to have an excuse to have a party. 😀 THEY, mostly drunken, ARE really NOISY. I’m really lucky not to have cherry trees too near my house. Sorry for those living nearby those famous parks known for Sakura trees. 😉
In southern and central regions of Japan, the season for cherry blossoms falls on between the end and the beginning of business years. Our fiscal and academic year for most of the companies and schools start in April. So, it associates with a new start. Many people would remember while watching them when they entered school or other events.
It also means people are unbelievably busy during the season for Sakura. But that doesn’t stop them from having cherry-blossom viewing parties in the face of such busyness. 😀
Cheers to our Sakura! Sorry no photos today. It rained here.