Towada Prince Hotel
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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!
... cotton candy, nachos, funnel cakes, brownies, pulled pork, milkshakes, corn dogs, chili dogs, muffins, and lots and lots of soda, chips & bottled water!
The parade was led off by about 300 motorcycles from across northern Japan and some from as far away as Tokyo. Many, many Harleys and plenty of custom bikes, trikes, spiders, and even ...
... floats - based around history or mythology or current news. They are already making this years ones and you could see them doing one of those too. Puts the Auckland Chinese lantern festival or the Xmas parade in Auckland to shame ( or the gay parade ). Each float is about 5 meters high, 7 meters deep, 9 meters wide and weighs about 4 tonne including its own power generator
So once again a lot of walking with no place to sit down.
... color pictures. It's important because a lot if the information available here is only in Japanese (I wonder why?) I am lucky to be married to someone so organized because I have a tendency not to be. I'm given the 'packet' along with the famous last words, "Whatever you do, DON'T LOOSE THIS". "No problemo", I say. By now, you probably know where this is going. We board the train and Rox sez, "Let me see the 'packet' for a second". I ...
Had planned to hang-out at home this weekend and catch-up on some projects, but when an invite came from my Outdoor Recreation (ODR) Adventure Programs Director, Ron, to help him and our ODR Director, Mike, test some new dry-suits at Lake Towada, I jumped at the chance.......even if it required a dip in the lake to check for leaks!