Sunday, March 24, 2013

Kandagawa and Inokashira Koen Ohanami

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I can't tell you how much I love bike riding along Kandawaga, especially when the Sakura are in full bloom. Today's ride to Inokashira Koen was breathtaking.

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Cruising along with this view for about an hours ride was such a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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The Sakura were in full bloom today so finding space to place your leisure sheets can be a little tricky.

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Ohanami bento from Shimanekoken. So so delicious.

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I love seeing other peoples picnics...what food they they set up camp. These guys above even packed a sort of drum kit!

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BYO furniture.

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So incredibly beautiful!

You can also see last years hanami video here.

Love you Japan.

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  1. Ahhhh, so beautiful! I love Inokashira Koen, I'd love to ride one of those swan boats!
    And all the Cherry Blossoms, so pretty! *O*
    Thank you for sharing this with us! <3

    1. My pleasure! I hope you can visit this park one day soon!

  2. wow! i hope to do this one sunday afternoon too! it's just beautiful!!
    watching these pictures put me in a good mood!! thank you!!

    1. Thanks Bella! I hope you have the chance to spend a Sunday afternoon like this, too!

  3. ow whow! that's just unbelievably gorgeous, i would love to live there, reminds me so much of 5 cm per second ( byousoku 5 cm ) movie, it's so pretty , *swoon*

    1. Thanks Sophie! I didn't know that movie but I just googled it and it looks so cute! Thanks for letting me know about it! :)

  4. I think this is the time of year I miss most, not living in Japan. I got to exerience 2 hanami seasons there. Always so magical. Thank you for sharing.

  5. aww this is a dream!! :D I want to visit Japan, but now I can´t afford it
    anyway I am glad that you are living the experience and sharing with us
    wish you a nice day.

    1. Thank you so much! I am happy you can visit Japan through Hello Sandwich!

  6. WOW! I want to be there so badly...

  7. Hi Hello Sandwhich!

    You are an amazing blogger! I was last in Tokyo back in October to see my grandparents who live there and I have to say Japan is really amazing! Oh and before I forget, would it be okay if I purchase your Tokyo guide through cash? It's for a friend of mine.


    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Onae! Unfortunately payment is via Paypal only. I am so sorry for the inconvenience.

    2. Hi Hello Sandwich!

      That is okay, I completely understand! I'm sure I can figure something out but thank you for the information about your Tokyo guide. I really appreciate it. Oh and no problem about the kind words. I'm glad you are a blogger! Keep up the great work!


  8. These photos make me so happy!!! It would only be better if I were there in person, in my own little swan boat!

  9. I can't believe it's been a whole year since last years hanami post. It's so beautiful!

  10. Oh I love it, I vow to visit in Spring! It's so so pretty, I have loved my times in summer and autumn but this is incredible.
    Thanks for sharing.

  11. The blossom trees are beautiful. We have had scenes of white here too, but in our case it's snow!
    I love the Japanese tradition of picnicing under the trees, it must be lovely looking up at clouds of blossom. Thank you for sharing ths year's (though I can't believe it's been a year since you last wrote about them! Where does the time go?). x

  12. Very pretty photos. I need to come to Japan for Hanami next year.

  13. In Portugal the weather is so bad again,rain and more rain and wind,blowing the blossoms out of the trees!
    Such a boost of happiness in my eyes to see this :)
    the renewal in Spring gives me such hope in everything*

  14. it's amazing! i want to go there to see this beautiful scene!

  15. It's so beautiful ! I wish one day I could see this in Japan

  16. Looks wonderful! I have just recieved my copy of your Tokyo Guide. It is great :D I have already read it cover to cover. This time next year I'll be over there and enjoying the blossoms and putting your guide to good use. Till then I'll be living Tokyo through your blog. Thanks for all the great posts.

  17. Gosh, I love your pictures you have such a good eye!