Saturday, March 5, 2011

I ♥ Sakura!

I have now lived in Japan for almost an entire year. When I arrived last March, the sakura (cherry blossoms) had begun blooming, but had not reached their peak. I'm leaving the same day I came (the 22nd!) so I I thought I was going to miss the cherry blossom season. However, there are many cherry trees that bloom a bit earlier so I have gotten to see sakura again! :)

Here are a couple pictures that I took today near the park:



I pretended to take a picture of the sakura when I took this next picture. It's an old lady with purple hair.


The sakura season in Japan is a big deal, so there is a lot of sakura merchandise this time of year. It's hard to resist! Shopping in Tokyo is always a bit dangerous for me, but especially so with so much cute pink flowery stuff! :)

I bought a cute bento box (Japanese lunch box).


Here's the cloth to wrap around the lunch box.


This is the cup I talked about in my previous post about Tokyo.


This is a large notepad. The paper inside is just as beautiful as the cover! I will use the paper in my scrapbook.


I'm super glad to enjoy the sakura again before I leave! :)

2 comments:

  1. Hi,

    Nice to meet you, I'm HK person, my name is Lung.

    I saw your japan lunch box, very nice. My girlfriend very love it. Could you mind tell me where can I buy it? Also, if available, could you mind help me buy one in japan if you still live in japan?

    Thx. really and really you can help me.

    Thx.

    Lung
    lung1025@yahoo.com.hk

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