https://flic.kr/p/Etgj6L | Boats by Hozu River, Arashiyama, Kyoto | Arashiyama (嵐山) is a pleasant, touristy district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. The area has been a popular destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting. Arashiyama is particularly popular during the cherry blossom and fall color seasons. /via Japan-guide.com
https://flic.kr/p/AzKs6d | Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Kyoto, Japan | Arashiyama's majestic bamboo grove right behind Tenryu-ji temple. The walking paths that cut through the bamboo groves make for a nice walk or bicycle ride. The groves are particularly attractive when there is a light wind and the tall bamboo stalks sway gently back and forth. The bamboo has been used to manufacture various products, such as baskets, cups, boxes and mats at local workshops for centuries. /via japan-guide.com
Adachi Museum Garden, Kansai, Japan. The page has a LOT of great pictures of this particular garden, which has won best Japanese garden in Japan for many years running. Some great ideas and PICTURE WINDOWS. Very cool.