Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms (Sakura) – Hokkaido Japan

The blooming of Cherry blossoms (Sakura) in Japan, marks the beginning of a new cycle of four seasons. Happy emotions stirs up in my heart, when I look at the blooming pink and white cherry blossoms under the sunny and blue spring sky. Sakura also symbolizes an old Japanese philosophy of mono no aware  meaning nothing lasts forever; our life is precious and fascinating but also transitory. Read along to know more about Sakura and where you can view them at their full bloom.
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Lake Toyako Hokkaido

Lake Toya Onsen (Toyako- Hokkaido)

In the month of November when the super short summer in Sapporo is gone and the bone chilling winter has not started yet, came a birthday along with a long weekend. I was dying to get away from my squirrel cage. I did a quick research and found a small town in the Shikotsu-Toya National Park region Lake Toya Onsen. It is a romantic place with good choice of accommodations and also easily accessible by public transport.

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