Thankfully, last weekend I managed to get to Kyoto for a few hours. We went early in the day and were able to avoid the worst of the crowds. It was only a few hours and left me wanting so much more.
Ah... So wishing fall lasted longer and I had more free time.
(This is the very first shot from that visit to Kyoto. It was a little early yet - the trees were only just starting to change.)