“Spring of the Gods”: Oshino Hakkai Springs

Not-to-be-missed Mt. Fuji World Cultural Heritage Site and Japanese national monument, Oshino Hakkai Springs is situated in an idyllic, picturesque village in the Fuji Five Lakes region where you can explore nature, history, food, and culture while chasing Mt. Fuji. On a clear day, you might see her majesty, the elusive Fujisan.  If you happen…

Kochia at Hitachi Seaside Park

All these Kochia will turn gloriously red soon! (Usually in mid-October!)😍 . “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:” ‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Photo Credits: Fan [Thank you so much, Fan!] This is my Chinese guide, Fan, from my HIS Tour: #wait #patience #nature #grace #season #flowers #love…

Mt. Fuji Visit

Can a vehicular accident be a blessing? . This morning (a rainy day), a car bumped our tour vehicle which caused an hour’s delay. Norie-san, our tour guide as well as Driver-san each had to call their office and then wait for the police. We had to move to a rest area for a safer…