Cherry Blossoms 2013: Kitakami Report (4/30)

2013/04/30 – Kitakami Report by sean Koi Nobori decorations along Kitakami River After a week’s break in our cherry blossom reporting, today we resumed at the Tohoku Region. Compared to

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Cherry Blossoms 2013: Kakunodate Report (5/1)

2013/05/01 – Kakunodate Report by sean I started the first day of May at Kakunodate of Akita Prefecture, one of three best cherry blossom spots in the Tohoku Region, along

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After the Earthquake: A trip to Hiraizumi

2011/04/29 – After the Earthquake: A trip to Hiraizumi The celebrated garden of Motsuji Temple In time for the Golden Week holidays, the Tohoku Shinkansen reopened along its entire length

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Half A Year After The Tsunami

2011/10/18 – Half A Year After The Tsunami by schauwecker This is the second part (part one is here) of an open ended series to document the recovery of the

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Towadako Report

2011/10/27 – Towadako Report by schauwecker Lake Towada This year’s last autumn color report from the Tohoku Region comes from Lake Towada and Oirase Stream, a picturesque stream that flows

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Hachimantai Report

2012/10/11 – Hachimantai Report by scott Hachimantai Today Schauwecker and I continued our Tohoku Region reporting with a visit to the Hachimantai area of Towada-Hachimantai National Park. We arrived in

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Yamadera Report

2012/11/07 – Yamadera Report by sean It was a good trip to Yamadera Temple today. The temple is one of the most important in the Tohoku Region, with a history

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Cherry Blossoms 2013: Hirosaki Report (5/2)

2013/05/02 – Hirosaki Report by sean Main keep, inner moat and Gejyobashi Bridge Today I visited Hirosaki in Aomori Prefecture, home of Hirosaki Castle and its park – one of

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Hakkodasan Report

2013/10/12 – Hakkodasan Report by scott Hiking down Mount Hakkodasan For this year’s first autumn color (koyo) report from the Tohoku Region, we visited Mount Hakkodasan (���b�c�R, Hakkōdasan) in Aomori

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Two And A Half Years After The Tsunami

2013/10/14 – Two And A Half Years After The Tsunami by schauwecker Miracle Pine in Rikuzentakata This is the sixth part (see also parts one, two, three, four and five)

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