Sakura

It was sakura season here in Japan these last few weeks, and the true beginning of Spring! Warmer weather, new life, and wicked allergies. I’ve been being told about how beautiful this time of year is since we got here. I’ve only seen one cherry tree in bloom, that I can remember. And wow, I … Continue reading Sakura

Out and About in Japan! – Kamakura and Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu

As promised, here’s some pictures from our AOB/ICR trip to Kamakura. This was really our first trip off base, other than walking right outside the gate to a currency exchange which definitely doesn’t count, we hadn’t had the time or energy to do any adventuring up to this point.  So I was really glad that … Continue reading Out and About in Japan! – Kamakura and Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu