Hotel Select Inn Aomori
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The grounds are very peaceful. There are several ponds. One with a waterfall and several with the large "gold fish" that the Japanese seem to love.
They were working on the grounds around the pagoda. They had laid out some big boulders and were in the process ...
After arriving WAY EARLY on the west coast of Japan for a Saturday of sightseeing and adventure, I realized nothing was open so I headed down a trail to the beach.
....I thought I'd share a bit of what one might find on the shores of Japan.
It is amazing the items that wash up on the beach! While many people would think ...
... one of the bridges. You could tell that just about everything else was freshly painted too, so the colors were brilliant.
Add to that the flowers and vibrant green foliage and you get some wonderful pictures.
Well worth the drive.
.....but that wasn't all I did on Saturday!
...stay tuned ...
Just a point on a map
Caught the ferry here - about 1 hour, no exactly 1 hour. Nice smooth ride thank goodness.
Saw lots of dolphins on the way that the Japanese passengers went ooh aah about. They were probably thinking " I want to get that one and eat it".
Had 20 ...
... eat first, what implement to use etc).
Wakinosawa is just a small town on the peninsula. In fact all the towns along the way from Aomori were tiny - basically just little fishing villages. All were a bit run down. I believe it's a pretty long winter in this area even though it's not the most northern part of Japan. Many houses had small vegetable crops growing around them - probably stocking up for the next winter ...