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Sakura Covered River

This is the Iga River. For about 8 kms (5 miles) it is solid sakura (cherry blossoms) just as you see in the photo. No idea how many trees that is, but it has to be hundreds of them. Amazing.

Covered might be an understatement.

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Daily Photo: Cherry Blossoms & Hanami [71/365]

A ground of folks enjoying some hanami, that is, a cherry blossom viewing party.

Some more cherry blossoms from last year to take everyone’s minds off the earthquake for a few minutes. You can see here a group of folks having hanami, or a cherry blossom viewing party. Hanami is very popular. Many businesses will even arrange for a hanami party for all employees. Usually they involve some traditional seasonal snacks and lots of sake.

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