The beautiful flowers of Hydrangea Temple: Possibly the best thing about Japan’s rainy season

Generally I don’t like this wet season, but I LOVE hydrangea! And just taking a look at this post, you don’t have to get wet. 😀

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As much as I look forward to summer every year, I’ll admit it can be a little hard getting excited about the early part of the season in Japan. The humidity rises, mosquitos come out in force (although we’ve got a secret trick for dealing with them), and the weather is rainy enough that going almost a week without seeing the sun isn’t that unusual.

Still, there’s at least one nice part about June in Japan, which is the blooming of the hydrangeas. The bundles of blossoms are blooming right now, and if you’re in the Tokyo area, there’s no better place to see them than at Meigetsuin Temple in Kamakura.

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