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Cycling in spring & Vancouver’s cherry blossoms

Cycling in spring & Vancouver’s cherry blossoms

It’s springtime in Vancouver!! What better way to celebrate than by taking more interesting cycle-routes home from work, to see some of Vancouver’s cherry blossoms. I am used to the amazing cherry blossoms in Nara, Japan (especially in Yoshino.) Back in Japan, and in the UK, the best blossoms are normally found within parkland areas. What I found amazing about Vancouver’s cherry blossoms is that you can find them on residential streets. In Vancouver they have chosen one type of…

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Best place to see cherry blossoms in Japan – Yoshino!

Best place to see cherry blossoms in Japan – Yoshino!

Nara prefecture has some of the most beautiful places to see sakura, or cherry blossoms in Japan.  Nara park has a huge number of cherry blossom trees, and I do love cycling around the city to see all the blossoms. But, I honestly think the very best place to see cherry blossoms in Japan is in Yoshino, around Yoshino yama (吉野山). I realize that many other prefectures also boast about their beautiful sakura-filled views, so if you can’t make it…

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