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Sakura And The Sky

According to the website Behindthename.com:

SAKURA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Japanese
OTHER SCRIPTS: , 咲良 (Japanese)
PRONOUNCED: sah-koo-ṙah   [key]

Meaning & History

From Japanese "cherry blossom", though it is often written さくら using the hiragana writing system. It can also come from (saku) "blossom" and (ra) "good". (Source HERE)
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I took more than a hundred photos when we visited the Cherry Blossoms.

Believe me, there's no wrong angle when the views are as beautiful as these.

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It's a beautiful feeling to walk underneath these blooms.

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Husband and I enjoyed this view until it got dark.

Tidal Basin
Washington, DC

Comments

  1. Wow! So beautiful! Wonderful shots of nature's gem!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol

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  2. wow! So glad we met, girl. Ewa to DC. . . . . cool. Don't stay away too long :-)


    " Walk with those seeking Truth.
    Run from those
    who think they've found it. "
    Deepak Chopra


    ALOHA from Honolulu,
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^=

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  3. amazing photos my dear.
    Well, here in Norway, I still have to wait for my cherry blossoms since it still snowing from time to time.

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  4. This sight, these blooms, I'm pretty positive they could cure everything.

    Happy weekend.

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  5. Wow, one must think having arrived in heaven when standing underneath that (first) tree! Thank you much for visiting my blog earlier:)

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  6. Indeed a very beautiful views. I am just wondering when I am gonna see cherry blossoms for real.

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  7. Thats a fine display of spring blossom.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  8. I am truly impressed by the beauty of the scenery! Your images are wonderful. I love Sakura flowers..haah, I think I can sit on the spot of the first image for the whole day! Well, as long as it is dry weather :D

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  9. Your photos are beautiful! I am yet to witness real cherry blossoms.

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  10. Very nice photos! You are right, no bad angles if the subject is those lovely flowers. :)

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  11. I would probably have taken hundreds of photos too. Beautiful views.

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  12. First time to visit your blog, nice shot of sakura. We were in DC last month but there's no sakura yet. I miss seeing sakura during spring season. THanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you for visiting. The sakura bloomed late this year due to the colder temps. I hope you'll come back next year.

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  13. I love cherry blossoms and I love to see them and touch them, and I even had wish that someday with soon to be partner will be standing under this cherry blossoms and saying the 3 wonderful words of I.L.Y. Thanks for this beautiful shot Kayni. :)

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