Tag Archives: history

The Fortress and the Waterfall

Hi blog. Here I am during Golden Week, mostly stuck at home. While no State of Emergency has been declared for Saitama, I am being more cautious than the national government, who plan to end the State of Emergency in … Continue reading

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Hachikokuyama

Hi blog. February continues to be warmer than usual, with some early afternoon temperatures topping out in the mid teens, weather we would normally be expecting a month from now.  The meteorological department suggests that full bloom for cherry blossoms … Continue reading

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I’m Gonna Be (17 Miles)

Hi blog. You might remember my post about the Kagekashi Jizo and Yoshitaka.  Well, one thing led to another and it came to the attention of the Yoshitaka Club, who were quite grateful for any coverage of Yoshitaka in English. … Continue reading

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Crash Site

Hi blog.   Tokorozawa likes to think of itself as the home of Japan’s first powered flight.  That isn’t quite true – the first flight was at the Imperial Army’s Yoyogi Parade Ground (now Yoyogi Park).  Tokorozawa can instead lay … Continue reading

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