Spring flowers, Aso, Kumamoto, Japan.
In summer, severe erosion due to clear-cutting in China sends massive clouds of yellow dust sweeping across Japan.
What comes before the storm, what comes after.
Summer is bug catching season for kids in Japan.
(No bugs were harmed in the making of this post — the dragonfly was already dead.)
Niji-jo, Kyoto. Home of Tokugawa Ieyasu, founder of the Tokugawa dynasty.