Hotel Route Inn Hirosaki Joto
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... 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!
... not the sort of beaches you would be laying out in the sun on.
......six months from now there will be snow on these beaches. The currents and customs of the Pacific will continue to litter these beaches.
I enjoy the treasure hunt feeling I get when I wander the beaches. ....one man's trash...could be your treasure!
... 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 ...
... anymore!!!!). And even in the museum some things were labelled like "some stone objects", "small triangular objects" etc. But overall it was OK. I caught a bus to it as it was a few kms out of town so navigated the "city" buses.
The second sight was the museum that had 5 floats from last years Nebuta Warasse festival. The festival is on every year in August but as I won't be staying that long decided to see last years winners. ...
... to see. If we had come 3 days later, the beautiful blossoms would be gone. By the end of the day, the blossoms were already starting to fall from the trees like snow. The park is also home to one of the oldest castles in Japan, the 5 story Hirosaki Castle Tower, which was originally built in 1611 but was struck by lightning in 1627. It was later re-built in 1811 by the ninth lord of Tsugaru and still stands today. I know all of this because ...