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2019 cherry blossom tour - tohoku - powerpoint presentation

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2019 cherry blossom tour - tohoku - powerpoint presentation

  1. 1. Welcome to our “Enchanting Tohoku” Cherry Blossom Tour With Optional Kyoto Extension 16th April – 29th April 2019 Photographs Courtesy: Jan Hutton, Keith Craig, JNTO Sydney, Linda Hanzbauer All Photographs ©Kiku Consulting 2017
  2. 2. Tokyo Tower – Icon of Tokyo Skyline
  3. 3. Blossoms in full bloom
  4. 4. Jizu Statues at Zojoji - Tokyo
  5. 5. Tokyo Sky Tree and Head Office of Asahi Beer
  6. 6. “Cup of Tea Balconies “ Kappabashi – Tokyo
  7. 7. “Hozomon Gate” Asakusa Sensoji Temple area - Tokyo
  8. 8. Fruit display at Ameyocho Markets - Tokyo
  9. 9. Full Bloom
  10. 10. Yomeimon Gate - Nikko
  11. 11. The “Sleeping Cat of Nikko” – A National Treasure
  12. 12. The “Three Wise Monkeys” inspired by Buddhist teachings Nikko
  13. 13. “Shinkyo Bridge” of Nikko – one of three most unusual in Japan
  14. 14. Oroha-zaka road – 24 hairpin bends on each the upward and downward roads from Nikko to Lake Chuzenji.
  15. 15. Lake Chuzenji
  16. 16. Ouchi Juku – Ancient Post Town
  17. 17. Pink weeping cherry trees - Tendo
  18. 18. Night view of Blossoms lining the canal at Tendo.
  19. 19. Entrance to Yamadera
  20. 20. Half way to the top - Yamadera
  21. 21. Nearly to the top
  22. 22. At the top of Yamadera
  23. 23. Ginzan Onsen
  24. 24. Our “Singing Boatman” on Mogami River Cruise
  25. 25. Master craftsman making Kokeshi Doll
  26. 26. Kokeshi Dolls
  27. 27. Lovely staff “farewelling our group”
  28. 28. A Master creating paper mache Kokeshi doll
  29. 29. Finished products– Paper mache Kokeshi dolls
  30. 30. Cherry blossom lined avenue
  31. 31. Boat cruise down Geibi-kei Gorge
  32. 32. Full bloom in Kakunodate
  33. 33. Food vendor - Kakunodate
  34. 34. Samurai House - Kakunodate
  35. 35. Interior of old Samurai house - Kakunodate
  36. 36. Master Craftsman working with the bark from the Cherry Tree in Kakunodate
  37. 37. “Snow walls” en-route to Hachimantai
  38. 38. “Rock splitting Cherry Blossom Tree “ approximately 360 years old - Morioka **Split in rock
  39. 39. Beautiful Lake Tazawa
  40. 40. Lake Towada
  41. 41. Dinner at Lake Towada-ko Lake View Hotel – Lake Towada
  42. 42. The sign says it all………..
  43. 43. Oirase Mountain Stream
  44. 44. Paper mache Festival Float Hirosaki
  45. 45. Colourful paper mache festival floats - Hirosaki
  46. 46. Weeping pink cherry blossom – Hirosaki Castle Park
  47. 47. Hirosaki Castle amongst the Cherry Blossoms
  48. 48. Hirosaki – Cherry Blossoms in full bloom
  49. 49. Cherry Blossoms & Petal Carpet – Hirosaki Castle Park
  50. 50. Shinkansen (Bullet train)
  51. 51. KYOTO EXTENSION
  52. 52. UNESCO World Heritage Kinkaku-ji “Golden Pavilion” - Kyoto
  53. 53. Beautiful sand garden at UNESCO World Heritage Ginkaku-ji - Kyoto
  54. 54. Large Torii Gate - leading to Heian Shrine - Kyoto
  55. 55. Just relaxing along the Philosophers Path - Kyoto
  56. 56. Beautiful scenic village of Kibone – close by Kyoto.
  57. 57. Kiyomizu-dera - Kyoto
  58. 58. Kimono Fashion Parade – Nishijin Textiles – Kyoto
  59. 59. Avenue of Torii Gates at Fushimi Inari - Kyoto
  60. 60. Bamboo groves – Arashiyama - Kyoto
  61. 61. Maiko “Tomisuyu” at Tomikiku Tea House
  62. 62. SAYONARA さようなら

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