A Glimpse of Hanami – The Tradition of Flower Viewing

We joined the locals to see beautiful Sakura trees at Maizuru Park in Hakata, Fukuoka

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Let me start off by saying that I’m not a flower person. While I acknowledge that flowers are beautiful and occasionally get swooned by creative floral designs, I’m not one to buy flowers for decorations nor like to receive them as gifts. However, when you happen to visit Japan during Sakura (cherry blossom) season, it’s hard not to admire with them. Continue reading “A Glimpse of Hanami – The Tradition of Flower Viewing”