May 9, 2009

Hikage and Mt. Takao (May 9th)


Near the Hikage BS.

We went to hike from Hikage BS to Mt. Kobotoke-shiroyama, and then to Mt. Takao.
It was already early summer there. It felt really nice to walk surrounded in bright greens.


Helwingia japonica (Hanaikada).


Disporum sessile (Houchaku-sou).


Viola verecunda (Nyoi Sumire).


Araschnia burejana (Sakahachi-chou).


Araschnia burejana (Sakahachi-chou).


Deutzia crenata (Utsugi).


Rhododendron obtusum var. kaempferi (Yama-tsutsuji).


The view from the top of Mt. Kobotoke-shiroyama.


Nameko mushroom soup. It tasted pretty good with Onigiri we took.


A cat came to ask for some food.


Beautiful red azalea.


A shop at Mt. Kobotoke-shiroyama.


Cephalanthera falcata (Kin-ran).


Cephalanthera falcata (Kin-ran).


Aristolochia debilis (Uma-no-suzu-kusa).


Lithospermum zollingeri (Hotaru-kazura).


Viola grypoceras (Tachitsubo Sumire).


Pseudopyxis depressa (Inamori-sou).
The leaves were already coming out.

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