Week 7: Sakura time

WARNING!!! sakura overload.

In my next few blog post there are going to be a lot of pictures of flowers. The sakura season started. This is a time of 10 days were all Japanese people get crazy about flowers. It is insane and everybody participated in it, Japanese or not Japanese. So, Sorry for all the pictures XD.  It is called Hanami (what literally mean “flower” (hana) “see” (mi) means)

So one random day in week 7, the weather was good. And me and some students from the school decided to walk to Ohori park. In the end we did not went to Ohori park. We stoped at the caslte ruins. The first sakura trees were blosseming and we could not resist to see the flowers.

After meeting a other student of the school we decide to go to Fukuoka garden. It was a total zen garden. very relaxing to walk around.

For the rest the week was filled with, Kumamoto (see previous post) and the hanami of my host family (see later post) ^^


on march 20, there is a holiday in Japan, spring day. We went with the school that day to Kumamoto. You maybe now the bear with the same name, that is the mascot of it.

We fist went to a mountian. but it was so misty that we did not see anything. The trip was with  the english-school. So we had a nice group of people that could guide us. After the lunch we went to a Japanese garden. The weather was not great but it was nice to see my second garden here. The other one I saw earlyer this week.

The last stop was at Kumamoto castle. Fukuoka had also a castle like that but it was burned down. The outside was beautiful. The inside was ruined, because they wanted to make it modern.

But even though the weather was bad, it was a great day. I met a lot of new people and it was fun. Next time better weather.