Snow-covered tree with a foggy backgorund at Kegon Falls, Japan, photo by Ivan Kralj

Spring in Japan : Did anyone mention cherry blossoms?

In Japan, at this time of year, it’s all about hanami! Sakura-obsessed nation measures the spring through viewing the cherry blossoms, making it a sort of a national sport. Well, one where you can lay down…



* pipe away ['paipǝ'wei] (vt, mar) = to give the whistling signal
for the ship about to leave the harbor

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