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Tokyo: Sakura next to the Imperial Palace

Back in Tokyo we were greeted by some sunshine. We decided to stroll through Ginza and then we walked across to the Imperial Palace area. Before we reached the gardens in the East, we came across some lovely Sakura trees. They were in full blossom and lots of people were walking past those trees, taking… Continue reading Tokyo: Sakura next to the Imperial Palace

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Sakura in Kyoto

Every year in spring it snows in Japan - and it could be nice, warm and sunny but it will still snow. Why? Because of the cherry blossoms, which will fall to the ground as soon as there is a little wind. We had timed our trip accordingly and took into account that it might… Continue reading Sakura in Kyoto