Day 03: Aomori Excursion (Jul 2018) July 10th 2018 Tuesday, 10th July 2018
We started Day 03 of our program with a visit to the Hakodate Morning Market. Located right next to the train station, this is an ideal place to buy and sample fresh seafood. YP wasted no time in buying a pack of dry scallops and some medication for her family.
We also took some time off to sample the sweetness of the Hokkaido melons and roasted scallops. Afte ... read more
Asia » Japan » Aomori 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
Growing up listening to the music of The Carpenters, he decided to name this blog Budokan in remembrance of their Live at Budokan Tour in Tokyo in May 1974. He finally made a trip to the Nippon Budokan in September 2017, 43 years after the Carpenters held their 18 sold-out concerts in Japan!
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