yellow and green forest

it may look to be a little oversharpened, but this is a forest of pine trees (the ones we normally call evergreen) which shed their needles just like leaves in the winter. the needles turn a glorious yellow and hold on for weeks and weeks before falling off.

 

taken on a drive through the Minakami area on northern Gunma in Japan.

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Uploaded on November 6, 2005