Sakura again!

Although the surroundings are a bit different from the beautiful Kyoto, spring in Berlin has it’s beautiful sides too. Look what I found in my street!

Sakura in Berlin

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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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After nearly two weeks I found out that I haven’t visited one of the Kyoto World Heritage Sites, namely the Daigo-ji Temple-complex in the south-east of Kyoto. Actually, when I look at that list of World Heritage Sites in and around Kyoto, there are several more, that I haven’t visited yet. But maybe the next time – like in autumn.

Daigo-ji: Kondo-hall

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