I’m always a little bit crazy about sakura. This year I went to several places to see the blossoms. What you see below are some of the photos I took in Tokyo, Boso peninsula in Chiba prefecture, Kobe, and Yoshino in Nara prefecture.

via Through the Sapphire Sky: 2014 Sakura, cherry blossoms.

I did not go anywhere special to see cherry blossoms this year, but enjoyed the ones where I live and work, and all the ones in between.

Whether you went cherry-blossom-viewing or not, I hope you will enjoy Sapphire Sky’s beautiful photos and info on some of the many kinds of cherry blossoms in Japan. 

And here are some more “sakura” photos by my favourite lady-bloggers living in the Nara area: