Burning skies (Photo: Anne Lauenroth)

Sunrise at Lake Biwa

Burning skies over Japan's largest freshwater lake

Anne Lauenroth   - ใช้เวลาอ่าน 1 นาที

Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture is Japan's largest freshwater lake. Due to its proximity to the old capital, Kyoto, Lake Biwa features prominently in Japanese literature. From the castle town of Hikone, we took an early summer morning's trip to watch the sun rise over the lake. As Hikone sits on the eastern shore, the sun actually doesn't rise above the lake (one would have to go around to western Takashima to experience that). Nonetheless, the rising sun created some beautiful colors well worth exchanging some hours of sleep for. The pictures were taken in mid-July, from 4:30am-5:00am.


ค้นหาเพิ่มเติมเกี่ยวกับ Lake Biwa

Anne Lauenroth

Anne Lauenroth @anne.lauenroth

German writer, translator and editor with a passion for travel, photography and all things Japanese. More about me and my work on www.allwordz.com and www.floating-worlds.com.