2017/04/28

2017/04/28 - Hirosaki Report

Squeezing in one more cherry blossom report from the Tohoku Region before the weekend, I visited Hirosaki Castle in Aomori Prefecture again three days after my last visit. The last time I reported that the mainstream...
2017/04/25

2017/04/25 - Hirosaki Report

Continuing with our cherry blossom reporting in the Tohoku Region, I headed to Hirosaki Castle in Aomori Prefecture today. The castle is located in Hirosaki Park, and has over 2500 cherry trees of different varieties....
2016/04/28

2016/04/28 - Hirosaki Report

Today, I visited Hirosaki in Aomori Prefecture for our last report from Japan's largest island of Honshu, before moving on to Hokkaido. The cherry blossom season is over in the southern and central regions of Japan...
2016/04/21

2016/04/21 - Hirosaki Report

With the cherry blossom season underway in the northern Tohoku Region, we move our reporting there to check out the state of the blossoms. Aomori City reached full bloom today, but the season has yet to reach its peak...
2015/04/22

2015/04/22 - Hirosaki Report

Continuing with the northern Tohoku Region, I went to Hirosaki City in Aomori Prefecture today to check out Hirosaki Castle. The castle park bills itself as one of the top cherry...
2014/05/01

2014/05/01 - Hirosaki Report

Today we headed north to Hirosaki Castle in Aomori Prefecture for this year's final cherry blossom report from the Tohoku...
2013/05/02

2013/05/02 - Hirosaki Report

Today I visited Hirosaki in Aomori Prefecture, home of Hirosaki Castle and its park - one of the best cherry blossom spots in all of Japan...
2012/05/07

2012/05/07 - Hirosaki Report

One week after my last visit, today I visit Hirosaki again to check out the development of the cherry blossoms at its castle. Main keep and inner...
2012/04/30

2012/04/30 - Hirosaki Report

I write as I am on board the train towards Hirosaki in Aomori Prefecture. Aomori the northernmost prefecture of Honshu, the main island of Japan. The train is quite packed with whom I assume to be tourists, judging by...
2011/05/01

2011/05/01 - Hirosaki Report

Today we continued our Tohoku Region cherry blossom reporting with a visit to Hirosaki in southwestern Aomori Prefecture...