I was in Japan for a week over work.
The Sakura trees were in full bloom! A good 10 days early.
Tokyo was resplendent with the most amazing trees all over. I went to Sakura Zaka ie Sakura Slope and stared in amazement at the beauty of the trees. The 5 km walk around the Imperial palace, the palace gardens, city parks, everywhere one looked it was cherry blossoms. Locals sitting under the trees, picnicking. In the night the trees all lit up with a pink and white glow against the sky, all made up for a most enchanting experience.
And this happens only for ONE week in the whole year, and I was in Japan !
I was in luck.
I decided to spend a day in Kyoto. Ideally one should spend at least 3 days there to enjoy the beauty and splendor of the city.
Given I had…
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