Hanamiyama Park in Fukushima City

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This past spring I went to “Hanamiyama” in Fukushima City.  In English, that is “Flower Blossom Viewing Mountain.”

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It’s a wonderful place to hike.

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Lots of flowers!

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Like most mountains in Japan, it has a shrine.

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I didn’t go during the peak cherry blossom season.  But still, lots of lovely flowers!

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And no matter what time of year, it’s nice to go hiking.

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When you hike, do you wear a colorful hat?

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This is the pool of water my son fell in when he was three years old.   Oops!

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Tulip Season

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Carpe diem!

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This sign says “Hanamiyama Kouen.” (Hanamiyama Park)

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I took the purple path…..whew!

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Yes.  It’s not a proper hike without fish on a stick.

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Gosh darnit, I forgot my water.  Silly me!  I’ll have to buy some.

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Dogs are the best part of hiking.  Don’t you agree?

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A map of Fukushima Prefecture.  Fukushima City (and therefore Hanamiyama Park) are located in the top light green portion.

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One lip….Two lips….Three lips….

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Ah!  Time to relax!

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Time to head home on the bus…….

On the side of the bus, it says, “Fuku.”  福

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We love Fukushima!

 

 

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