On the visit to Matsuyama, one highlight was being taken to this fortified castle,
which commanded a spectacular view of the city.
It is thrilling to see this ancient stone work up close!
The cherries are still in bloom, but many petals have already fallen.
The way they accumulate in corners and around edges is beautiful!
these split-log benches
covered with pale petaldrift
near the donjon
June Hopper Hymas