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5/4 Sakura Matsuri Pictures!

A big and warm THANK YOU to everyone who took the trek over to Hirosaki last Friday despite the rain! We had such a great time! I know the blossoms were nothing like you had hoped, but luckily everyone was so positive and fun-loving that we all had a chance to laugh together! We had … Continue reading

Cherry Blossoms of Aomori

Aomori is blessed with dozens of beautiful places to celebrate spring. But there’s a lot more than just flowers at Aomori’s cherry blossom festivals. At different festivals you can catch a horse archery contest (yabusame), dancing and singing competitions, shamisen concerts, baseball tournaments, and tons of great food. Do you want to watch fireworks, see an ancient … Continue reading