Japanese soul-food

Umbrellas are no use....

Umbrellas are no use....

Being as cold as it has been in the past 3-4 weeks in Berlin (prediction for tonight: -15 to -18°C), one can make pretty pictures walking around in the city.

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Osaka: Japan Mint

Yesterday I broke the bloggers-rule and did not write a new post – sorry! But the weather wasn’t cooperating and it was a rainy day again. I wanted to visit Osaka: every year the Japan Mint (where those pretty ¥en come from) organizes a cherryblossom-viewing “festival” along the river. In that park there are hundeds of cherrytrees of all different sorts, so the blossoms are varied. Sadly is the blossomseason really over, because the trees were dropping the blossoms:

It still was funny to see how silly some Japanese people can be sometimes.
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