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Hakata light up walk

Hakata light up walk
The largest seated Buddha in Japan. You were able to see this one in the 2015 edition. Tochoji Temple

I’m living for over more than one year in Japan now, and I can now say that the fall is my favorite season. The unbearable heat en humidity starts to fade away in the cooling fall breeze. And like me, who is welcoming this change the Japanese people also celebrate this with many events. One of these events is the Hakata light up walk.

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Owl cafe Hakata

Owl cafe HakataPeople maybe already heard of the phenomenon cat café’s in Japan. They are extremely popular, because owing a pet in Japan is not so easy. But recently they added a new concept to this, Owl cafe. It’s the same as with cat cafe’s, you pay so you can be with the owls for a certain amount of time. Like maybe some people already know, I’m a big Harry Potter fan, so I needed to see this. And luck at my side there is one on Fukuoka, So that is where I went with some friends, to the owl cafe Hakata.

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Walk around the Hakata area

Walk around the Hakata areaSometimes you have one of those moments you do not know what to do, but you do not want to stay inside. On one of these days I decided to walk around the Hakata area. I took some pictures and when it became dark we also discovered the freedom market. So here are a few pictures from my walk around the Hakata area.

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I moved to my new place

On the same day that I graduated at GenkiJACS I also moved to my new place for the next year. The first two months I stayed in Ijiri at a guest house. And although for a short period this was fine, I could not image to stay there for one year. But if you ever decide to explore Fukuoka and are looking for a cheap decent place to stay I definitely recommend Ijiri. That why I’m going to introduce my old and new place in today’s post: I moved to my new place.

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Silver week: Sasaguri

My last week at GenkiJacs (around the end of augsut) was not a study week because It was Silver week. A week where Japanese people have a few consecutive days off from work (what is pretty rare, here in Japan). GenkiJacs decided to celebrate this by organizing a two day trip to Sasaguri. Here is my late and short report on Silver week: Sasaguri.

Silver week: Sasaguri

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