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Early Spring Plum Blossom

February 22nd 2021 21st February- Early Spring Plum Blossom It was 11pm Sunday in U.K. & 8am Monday in Tokyo when we visited Koganei Park close to where our virtual guide lived in a Western suburb of Tokyo. The park covers 200 acres & through the seasons and abundance of plum blossom, cherry blossom, hydrangeas, wisteria & rhododendron. Volunteers h ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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