Three Years After The Tsunami

2014/04/18 – Three Years After The Tsunami by schauwecker The fishing industry is gradually recovering This is the seventh part (see also parts one, two, three, four, five and six)

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Four Years After The Tsunami

2015/04/25 – Four Years After The Tsunami by schauwecker The Miracle Pine, giant conveyor belt and machinery in Rikuzentakata This is the eighth part (see also parts one, two, three,

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Cherry Blossoms 2012: Fukushima Report (4/24)

2012/04/24 – Fukushima Report by sean After a short break, today we travel further north into the Tohoku Region to resume our cherry blossom reporting. It looks set to be

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Cherry Blossoms 2012: Sendai Report (4/25)

2012/04/25 – Sendai Report by sean Sendai is a city close to my heart because it was one of the first places that I had visited during my first trip

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Cherry Blossoms 2012: Takizakura Report (4/28)

2012/04/28 – Takizakura Report by schauwecker Miharu Takizakura April 28, 2012 – full bloom Four days after our first visit to the Miharu Takizakura in Fukushima Prefecture, I revisited what

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Cherry Blossoms 2012: Hiraizumi Report (4/28)

2012/04/28 – Hiraizumi Report by sean Hiraizumi in Iwate Prefecture became recognized as a Unesco World Heritage just last year. Today, I have the privilege to visit the culturally important

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Naruko Report

2012/11/06 – Naruko Report by sean It was a wet day. I made my way to Naruko Gorge in the morning expecting the best and worst day for autumn color

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Zao Snow Monster Report

2013/02/16 – Zao Snow Monster Report “Zoo” of snow monsters Today we went to Zao, a volcanic mountain range on the border between Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures in the Tohoku

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Cherry Blossoms 2013: Sendai Report (4/18)

2013/04/18 – Sendai Report by scott Cherry blossoms along the Shiroishi Riverside Today we continued our Tohoku Region cherry blossom reporting from Miyagi Prefecture, with stops in Sendai in addition

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Urabandai Report

2013/10/28 – Urabandai Report by scott Orange maple trees around Urabandai Today I headed out to Fukushima Prefecture to check out the autumn colors (koyo) in Urabandai, the highland slopes

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