A Glimpse of Spring 

Spring is probably the most famous season in Japan given the worldwide love of cherry blossoms. Cherry blossoms, or sakura in Japanese, are known for being intensely beautiful, but only for a short while. Typically they are in bloom for about one week before the blossoms turn to green leaves. Here are some of the photos I took with my phone of the cherry blossoms in Shimada and Fujieda, our neighboring city. 

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