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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!
As you enter the shrine area, there is another huge torii gate, nice parking area and the typical bldgs. where you can buy various items for use at the shrine (sort of like prayer/blessing papers, etc.). The entry to the actual shrine is guarded by the typical Japanese styles lions. One male and one female. The ...
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113-2 Mizukizaike Sakurai, Hirosaki | Ryokanfrom $77