Lost In A Forest Of Blooming Plum Trees

This is just the entry forest

Yesterday I got to stumble around doing a 360˚ gawk in a forest of plum trees wearing all their favorite clothes at once.

Everywhere you look, tunnels and tunnels of plum goodness

Kairakuen Garden in Mito was planted by a genius of a daimyo who totally got that too much of a good thing is never enough. 2,490 fluffy-branched trees later, I think I can safely say that this is the plum blossom extravaganza to end all plum blossom extravaganzas….

 

And as the sun goes down…

…the lights go up!

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