2012  Nov 8th ´

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Neputa Festival in Hirosaki, Neputa Lantern

Hirosaki Neputa Village

After visiting Aomori City in the morning and then the Hirosaki Castle Park in the early afternoon my last stop of the day was the Hirosaki (...)

2012  Oct 29th ´

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Hirosaki Castle Park, Boat Pier

Hirosaki Castle Park

After visiting Aomori City in the morning, I went to Hirosaki City to visit the Hirosaki Castle Park for the rest of the day. And so (...)

2012  Oct 23rd ´

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Nebuta Festival House - Warasse

Aomori City

After getting soaked on the Shimokita Peninsula I was off to Aomori City where I only intended to stay one night in a hotel. In the (...)

2012  Oct 17th ´

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Jizo Statue at Mount Osore

Osorezan: Mt. Osore (Shimokita Peninsula)

After visiting Ne Castle in Hachinohe in the early morning I rushed to my train to get to the Shimokita Peninsula, having the typhoon right behind (...)

2012  Oct 14th ´

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Ne Castle in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture

Ne Castle in Hachinohe

After enjoying the Senshu Park in Akita City and the former castle and samurai town Kakunodate I left Akita Prefecture to explore Aomori Prefecture. I started (...)

2012  May 14th ´

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Cherry blossoms in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture in early May

Spring in Japan: My trips in 2012

Spring in Japan is one of my favorite times to travel! I just came back from a 9 days vacation (Golden Week) a while ago. In (...)