Kyoto's Golden Pavilion After First Snow - photograph by Mei Zhou ’18

Kyoto's Golden Pavilion After First Snow, by Mei Zhou ’18

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Mei Zhou ’18 caught this scene after “a miracle of a snowstorm,” three days before the end of her semester in Japan. It won in the “Landscapes and Landmarks” category of the 2017 photo contest sponsored by Amherst’s Office of Global Education.

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