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<p>Making the most of a rainy day at Mikaeri Falls</p>
Tristan Scholze

Hydrangeas at Mikaeri Falls

Karatsu’s ajisai wonderland

Tristan Scholze   - 1 min read
Venue : Mikaeri Falls When : Early - Late Jun 2021

The rainy season comes to Japan every June, bringing a month of wet to most of the country. This is a blessing to not just the nation’s crops and the people they feed, but also to the flora and fauna that need it.

If you’re traveling during this season, one particularly striking highlight—even on rainy days—is the water-loving hydrangea blooms. Mikaeri Falls watches over a lush valley covered in flower gardens that run downstream to the parking area. Bring your poncho and something to keep your camera dry for the Hydrangea Festival.

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Tristan Scholze

Tristan Scholze @tristan.scholze

I'm also known as Faer Out. I love learning about people and nature. I've traveled around the world and throughout Japan, and I hope to continue seeing and experiencing the wonder of this planet as long as I live.Based in Japan for nearly two decades, I'm the Regional Partner here for Fukuoka and...