Photo Diary: Cherry blossom in Japan

Cherry blossom is also known as sakura. This flower turns pink and white during the spring season in Japan. The best time to view the cherry blossoms is in the months of March to April. “Hanami” is an old tradition in Japan that has been carried along from centuries. The custom is picnicking under a…

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Hanami – flowers viewing

Sydney cherry blossom festival is an annual festival held in Auburn botanical garden. The festival is a fun celebration of the Japanese tradition HANAMI. Hanami, which means flower viewing, is a custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers (hana) and in this case viewing the cherry (sakura) trees. Few of my pictures from this year’s Sydney…

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