Wanders and Flowers

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Bon Odori in Honor of the Departed

Bon Odori is a traditional Japanese dance performed during Obon. Obon is like Japanese Halloween. People believe that during this time the spirits of their departed loved ones come back to earth and revisit their household altars. Hence, families go back to their hometown to visit and clean their ancestral graves. Obon is observed from the 13th to the 15th day of the seventh month of the year. Based on the.. Read More

Fireworks Viewing in Tokyo

Fireworks. I guess I will never get tired of enjoying its beauty although I can hear and see some every night from Tokyo Disneyland. Yes, one of the perks living here in Nishi-Kasai. We can see and hear the Tokyo Disneyland fireworks every night at exactly 8:30. Not fully seen but quite visible from our balcony. But this doesn’t stop me from getting excited to go and see the Hanabi or fireworks every year. Hanabi.. Read More