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Chasing the sakura

By this time, we’d been chasing the elusive sakura for almost 15 days. So far, while we’d seen some here and there, I still had not had my fantasy of walking beneath an archway of sakura fulfilled. It’s always been … Continue reading

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Hongu spring matsuri

As we entered the back entrance of the shrine, a car inched in behind us. Some ladies in kimono minced their way hurriedly past. A mother clasped the hand of a little girl in a red and pink kimono. There … Continue reading

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