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Baby Monkeys at Korakukan Jigokudani

June 11th, 2014 by Vincent Penez

Monkeys bathing in the hot spring surrounded by snow are very funny, how about baby monkeys? Monkeys around the Jigokudani Yaen National Park give birth to cute babies during spring and when the winter comes they stay warm in the hot spring bath. To see them the best way is to stay at the Korakukan Jigokudani    

Japanese Summer Events

June 11th, 2014 by Vincent Penez

Fireworks (Hanabi) In July and August, hundreds of fireworks festivals are held throughout Japan. It’s one of the few things you can enjoy for free in the country; so don’t miss it! Fireworks are a real institution. They last between 1 and 2 hours; with short breaks to introduce sponsors. On the other hand, fireworks are usually displayed on river banks, so you might have…

Autumn leaves in Kyoto

December 11th, 2013 by Vincent Penez

To enjoy Autumn colors, Kyoto is one of the best place in Japan plus, it’s not far from my house. On November 23rd, a National Holiday I went around the city. As you can guess it was crowded, but because I arrived early, around 08:00 am it wasn’t so bad. Here are some pictures I took; The Pagoda beside the Kiyomizudera; I was lucky to…