Largest Nanohana (Rapeseed) Field in Japan

Seeing nanohana (rapeseed) in bloom for the first time in Aomori Prefecture’s Yokohama Town, known for having the largest fields of nanohana. The nanohana here blooms slightly later than the rest of Japan from early to end May.

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Nishinotakiryusui Temple in Shodoshima

A somewhat scary trip to Nishinotakiryusui Temple, one of the temples on the 88 Shodoshima Temples Pilgrimage, mainly due to fact that no one was around. Failed to explore the especially interesting rock cave behind the main hall, which has legends surrounding the encounter between Kukai and a dragon.