Caption: This Japanese cedar tree, which is more than one thousand years old, is a key feature at Ise Jingu.
Photographer: Amber Stewart












Caption: A close up on blanket of moss that covers the garden at the Zen Temple Saiho-ji.
Photographer: Kemy Lin












Caption: Japanese plum blossoms are not typical features of Japanese Zen temples, but were major fixtures in Japanese culture until the 12th century.
Photographer: Amber Stewart












Caption: Mist rises over the hills surrounding Ujibashi Bridge at Ise Jingu.
Photographer: Kemy Lin












Caption: The Sango Bamboo Forest stretches into the sky in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto.
Photographer: Amber Stewart












~ Kemy Lin '15 and Amber Stewart '15