Hirosaki Grand Hotel
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... there are guides dedicated to the Diamond a Princess passengers to assist us in getting the right bus to the castle. Today the forecast was for 23 degrees with 60% chance of rain so I didn't pack the jackets did I. Just as we got off the bus, it poured and it dame in quite cold. Bugger! Hang on, it's stopped raining, the suns out, all good, carry on. Today we can visit the castle and see the main tower which was rebuilt in 1810 after the original was ...
... by people, the drums and dancing. All of them intonating their ra-ra-ratana.
Impressive constructions with enlightened figures if ancient history. We could not understand all of the meaning, but the festival is known on Japan. There is even a museum with all the history and the constructors of the carts (all in Japanese)
... look as the water started and stopped as I was taking pictures.
I have to admit.....I really liked the cute little statues of the kid Buddhas.
This was a nice side trip and definitely a "must see" for those of us in northern Japan.
Not many Japanese adventures left!
... also wash up on a beach somewhere.
Huge light bulb burns out on big ship.......
Really big red (must be Christmas) light gets dropped....
You have to love the ingenuity! An old piece of foam (looks like it use to be a yoga mat or such) becomes sandal soles.
There are countless bottles (plastic ...
... here is the female - you can tell because her paw rests on her cub. I suppose that's a good way to keep the little one close.
After passing the "guards", it's time to climb lots of stairs. ...and you are well rewarded for the efforts. the shrine area is beautiful. There were several maintenance ...
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