Hanami – Cherry blossom forecast in 2010 spring

“Hanami” literally means “flower viewing” in Japanese. Although it means mainly cherry blossom viewing nowadays, traditionally “flower” means plum flower. And ancient Japanese people are said to enjoy plum blossom viewing  and they wrote many poems about it. This year the plum flower is blooming a bit earlier than usual, at many places on our bike tour we can enjoy its red […]