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Tokyo Climbing Up with Tree Climbing Hitting as the Latest Sports Craze arriving in Tokyo

Tokyo Climbing Up with Tree Climbing Hitting as the Latest Sports Craze Tree Climbing as a sport arrives in Tokyo They are everywhere - clambering up, swaying from a branch, or just hanging. Waving at the viewers below. Boys and girls, young or err no so young. Everybody trying their hands, and legs, at tree…

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Ume Matsuri the Plum blossoms festival of Yushima Tenjin in old Edo Tokyo

Ume Matsuri the Plum blossoms festival of Yushima Tenjin in old Edo Tokyo Tokyo has changed over the years. Quite a lot, by any measure, be it economy food habits lifestyle. Except for some pockets, that still are holding onto traditions. Yushima is one of them. The old Jinja, one of the three major Shinto shrines…

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Water Sports Wind Surfing Near Tokyo

Water Sports Wind Surfing near Tokyo As I spent another summer lazing around, one realization struck me. That I am now in my forties. No longer awaiting the future. Reached it. Things would perhaps no longer take a surprise new direction. Grew up dreaming to be a famous sportsman. With the usual paraphernalia of jazzy…

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Summer Shinsui Pools for kids in Tokyo

Summer shinsui pools for kids in Tokyo There is a common saying that childhood in Japan is the best while adult life in .... the dotted line portion of the sentence is often subject to debate but the first bit that is about childhood in Japan is not. And why not! Japan society celebrates youth…

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Canoeing at museum of maritime science Tokyo

Canoeing at museum of maritime science Tokyo Museum of maritime science at Odaiba is a complex combining both indoor and outdoor attractions. The main building itself is shaped like a giant ship. It houses exhibits on marine science especially on development of ocean transportation. But it has been undergoing repairs due to which it has…

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Tokyo Water sports – rowing under cherry blossoms

This 10th April was the annual spring open day at Edogawa Rowing Club.  Winter is gone. Colorful boats were floating gently in the spring breeze under the mellow sun. Viewers gathered around the river side in tents under the cherry blossom trees. Edogawa - center for Tokyo Water Sports Edogawa was a low lying area, riverine marshy land. In terms of industry there…

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Summerland

  Candies and Kids A land full of chocolates and candies, little fountains, lazily flowing river, rainbow swings, hot baths, kids giggling and merrily splashing in water. No it's not repeat NOT a Hans Andersen tale. Believe it or not there is one such place an hour and a half from center of Tokyo. It's…

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