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... some show cars/hot rods.
Below are a few video clips that will give you a feel for the parade. The band sounds really good. ...and, what would a parade in Japan be without DRUMS?!
(Note: The background sound in the motorcycle video is the sound from the pedestrian crosswalk. You just have to love the Japanese)
... well against scenery, but with the leaves at the height of their colors, we actually blended in. Good thing none of us had to be rescued! :o)
All in all, it was a great day. I'm sure my arms, shoulders and neck will remind me tomorrow how much fun it was, but it was well worth it. Just an absolutely great day to be on the water and in Japan!
After returning to Misawa after the great Fuji & Tokyo adventures, I was greeted by the lights, sounds and smells of the local Misawa Tanabata Festival.
The festival runs 26 - 28 July (last weekend in July even though Tanabata ...
... you get to the "Sandy Beach". ....we Americans are so imaginative when it comes to naming places.
After my drive down the coast, I tried to find a well known second-hand shop called "The Cement Factory". ....another American named place. (**Added picture of the Cement Factory - now you can see why it got it's name)
I was pretty confident I ...
... but everything is encased in ice and wind whipped snow. The frosty covering on some items has almost a feather like look.
As I finished up my snowshoeing hike I headed home back down the snow road. ....but I was SO TIRED I ended up taking a nap in the car :o) That was one tough hike today! I'll sleep well ...
Other places to stay in Misawa
1-9-2 Saiwai-cho, Misawa | 3 star hotelfrom $101
2-1-1 Chuocho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $73
1-3-26 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $50
1-6-48 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $51
3-8-4 Matsuzonocho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $59
1-6-8 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $43
89 Furumagiyama, Misawa | Hotelfrom $64
68-61 Furumagiyama, Misawa | Hotelfrom $75
1-9-40 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $31