From the old times of the Heian (平安) period, the Sagano (嵯峨野) district has been famous for its scenic beauty. The emperors and noblemen at the time often visited this land to compose Tanka (短歌) poems, admire the moon, and exchange good times of drinking.
Today, its beauty hasn't changed and I love to take a walk around there. The fresh air and the terrific scenery always makes me feel new.
The other day, I found Wisteria flowers blooming. Because of it's classical purple color and the graceful shape, Wisteria is regarded as the symbol of elegance in Japan. We normally have this flower a little later every year in Japan, however, I was deeply impressed by the view of this magnificent elegance. I felt like to be a lady like Wisteria flowers. I need to brush up my own beauty too!
Kyoto Certificate 1st Grade