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... to centre on the natural view, not being geometrically balanced. It is a place to reflect on ones belief. To play or do sword sports in the Japanese garden is taboo. The Japanese house is open to be viewed as long as you remove your shoes. The Archeological house displays items from the Stone Age and have been mostly excavated from Hirosaki City. A shortish walk from the gardens is an area called Zenringal. There are more than 30 temples in this area. ...
... full and those cars that are for travellers without reservation packed
From Aomori Shinkansen to Aomori you change to a very local train - quite a change. After we found the hotel we went across the street into a Japanese restaurant. Everything in Japanese, no English menu or waiter who can speak English. Now we have arrived to ...
My final stop on the Saturday adventure trip was at the Really Big Buddha just outside Aomori, Japan. This too is on the Misawa Air Base "must see" listing and while I've been past it a number of times (heading to the snow of the Hakkoda mountains or on various ITT trips), this was my first stop at ...
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 ...