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エイリアン、地球を行く

Alien, the traveler on the earth

Meigetsu-in (Hydrangea temple) in Kita-Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan

Well...It's me, Alien. 

 

 

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Ajisai (Hydrangea) gathers people.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June in Kamakura. Alien can't miss Ajisai flowers.  

 

Alien visited Meigetsu-in, which is also called Ajisai Temple.  

 

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June is the best Ajisai season. It was crowded. 

 

 

 

 

Alien paid admission fee.

Let's enjoy Ajisai flowers.  

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Many Ajisai plants were in the temple garden. 

 

 

 

 

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Beautifully blooming. 

 

 

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Beautiful at close range. 

 

 

 

 

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Enjoying color gradation. 

 

 

 

 

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Beautiful colors. 

 

 

 

 

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Arranged like Ikebana. 

 

 

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Floating Ajisai is nice and cool. 

 

 

 

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Mr. Jizo enjoys Ajisai. 

 

 

 

 

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Wow that's interesting color. 

 

 

 

 

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Beautiful bamboo forest. 

 

 

 

 

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Pretending to be a June bride. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alien enjoyed Ajisai and got to the main buidling.

Let's see the famous circle window called "Window of Enlightment." 

Extra admission fee needed. 

 

 

 

 Let's see Ikebana (arranged flowers) in the room. 

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That makes Alien feel rainy season. 

Nice to live in a country with four seasons. 

 

 

 

 

Guests can have a rice cracker and tea.  

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Alien was a bit hungry. Happy. 

 

 

 

Let's see the garden through the window of enlightment.  

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The circle makes the garden a beautiful picture. 

 

 

Guests can get through the window and enjoy the garden. 

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Nice. 

 

 

 

Alien see the garden through the window again.  

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The same garden looks more beautiful with the circle. 

Interesting. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alien enjoyed Ajisai temple. Now Alien am hungry.

Let's have lunch. Alien made a reservation.  

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This is a restaurant called Tachibana. Close to the temple. 

 

 

This place looks like an old Japanese house.  

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This is a popular place. People are waiting. 

 

 

This is lunch menu.  

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 Let's pick entree. Hard to decide... 

 

 

Irori fireplace. 

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Alien feel like having a time trip. 

 

 

 

Let's have appetizers.  

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Each one was home-made and yum yum. 

 

 

 

Entree. 

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Alien picked fishes.

The miso fish was yum yum. The fried fish was also yum yum.   

 

 

 

And, dessert! 

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Baked custard and buleberry flavored tea. Yum.  

 

 

 

Beautiful Ajisai and good foods. Alien reallyl enjoyed Kamakura. 

 

 

 

This is a heart-shaped Ajisai flower Alien found in the Meigetsu-in.  

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Alien wonder who the Ajisai flower loves. 

 

 

 

 

What Alien love is ramen.

Let's have ramen for dinner.

 

 

  

K.