Cherry Blossom Season In Japan

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    Thanks to the deployment schedule this year becoming all jacked up, we now are in port for a bit longer than expected. So I took some free time and took some pictures last week of the cherry blossoms in Yokosuka's Freedom Park (which is up in the hills, let me tell ya it was a hike!)

    I even threw in a picture of the ugliest sailor I know. If you notice lazy eye is in effect, he has a good reason.... he got knocked out in the berthing boxing lightweight championship two weeks ago and his eye still hasn't healed!
     

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    It's quite beautiful!! Hope you don't suffer from any allergies!
    BTW, you aren't the ugliest sailor, by a long shot. In fact, you look VERY familiar.
     
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    Go Bolton Air! The pics are gorgeous and the Sailor is cute. Bet you got some whistles! LOL Those laterns, are they the 'street lights' or just there for a festival?
     
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    For the festival. It is beautiful at night apparently. There were at least 1,000 Japanese there having a big ol happy picnic when I was there. Even better, I saw more dogs than I've ever seen in my life, dogs of all sizes, shapes and styles. All mostly behaving too, along with the kids as well. Great day.
     
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    Thank you, I'm just thankful the black eye went away quickly.... that was a heck of a knockout blow! :laugh:
     
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    They ain't got nothing on the South!
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    Truth is, this is taken on the property of a former Maxell plant (Japanese owned)
    near me, there must be 200 trees.
    I guess they wanted a taste of home.
     
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    My o' my, what gorgeous trees! Wish they lasted all summer. D.C. is beautiful this time of year also.
     
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    Me too! So short lived..
     
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    wow,Mr. P, that's gorgeous!
     
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    The Sakura festival should begin soon in downtown Denver.

    I always go for the food.
     

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