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... like Fuji apples in the U.S. These apples are huge and crisp and sweet. They are about the size of one of our grapefruits. They cost about 80 cents apiece. Dennis and I shared one for lunch. It was really delicious. We then went to the pottery that was nearby. We saw the kilns that this unfinished pottery was fired in. It was very interesting.
We then ...
This afternoon we were ported at Aomori. This is a northern Japanese city (they get an average of 25 feet of snow a year). Aomori is a purely modern city—it was heavily bombed in 1945. We spent the afternoon in a nearby city, Hirosaki.
We started out at a Tsugaru Province cultural center where they played traditional drums and a lute-like instrument, ...
... from Hirosaki. The garden is separated into 2 parts by a 13m cliff. There is a western house which is now a tea house, a Japanese house and an Archeology Museum. We have morning tea in the tea house. Glenn has Apple Pie and coffee and I had a pot of apple tea and although we don't have to sit on the floor in true Japanese style, we do have to remove our shoes to go inside. The gardens are beautiful. The philosophy of making a garden in a Japan is to ...
First time that we travelled with the high speed shinkansen from Tokyo to Aomori in the north of the main island. The Japan Rail Pass is a beautiful invention for tourists, as it allows to use almost all trains of JR (Japan Railway company). At every station you can make seat reservations free of charge. This is very recommended as the ...
... 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!
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