Hanami - Cherry Blossom Viewing

Prunus serrulata - Japanese cherry blossom
"Hanami" is a Japanese word that means "Cherry blossom viewing" and refers to an important annual event that occurs every spring in Japan.

"Many Japanese believe that the blooming of the trees symbolizes the transience of life and is an annual reminder that time is precious. The cherry blossom cycle is seen as a metaphor for life itself – a time to reflect on your achievements and think ahead to your future."  BBC article

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