At Chidorigafuchi (千鳥ヶ淵) park, next to the Imperial palace in the heart of Tokyo, in about a week from now everything will be pink. Normally, the moat is full of pleasure boats and the walkway full of loving couples, but maybe not this year.
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This year’s Hanami – Kinuta Park
“Hanami” (花見) stands for the past time activity of “cherry blossom viewing” in Japanese. The main concern of every single person in Japan around the end of March is whether the cherry trees (or sakura) have started bloom and when will the peak blooming take place. After learing about the days of interest from the specialContinue reading “This year’s Hanami – Kinuta Park”
Apparently, cherry trees in Yokohama were tricked into blooming in October! 🌸
Irregular cherry blossoms in autumn made big news back in Greece. My mom kept sending me articles about it, but I hadn’t witnessed anything like this in Tokyo. Alas, I was wrong! I was lucky enough to get to see the autumn blossoms in a tree near the campus entrance today. The experts say thatContinue reading “Apparently, cherry trees in Yokohama were tricked into blooming in October! 🌸”