Category Archives: Family

2017/06/17 Hydrangea (Ajisai) Festival in Shimoda

I went to Shimoda park on a date with my wife and daughter this afternoon.

Shimoda park is very famous for the hydrangea blossoms, and the festival is taking place from June 1st to 30th.

When we went there the hydrangea is now fully and beautifully blooming.

You can see 20 pictures of this festival on our Facebook album.

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2017/04/07 Rain all day long

It has been raining all day long since this morning.

My son went to the school by local bus for the first time today, but it was really fun for him with his primary school friends, he said so.

There are a lot of natural Sakura trees in the mountain on the other side of Pension Sakuraya and they are almost fully blooming now.

2017/01/03 Happy New Year!

We went to Shirahama shrine today.

The most of Japanese go to shrine to pray for health and good luck at the beginning of the new year.

By the way, iIt had been sunny and warm during this new year holiday, so all of our customers were able to have good and relaxed time in Izu peninsula.

2016/10/31 Shirahama Shrine Festival

161029shrine01The festival of Shirahama shrine which has a rich history of more than 2,400 years was held for 3 days from October 28th.

161029shrine11And it was the last time for my son to participate as a member of Kodomo Mikoshi (portable shrine carried by children).

161030festival03My son and his friends participated the stage performance and showed us dancing on October 30th.

You  can see the other photos on our Facebook album.

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2016/10/29 Shirahama Shrine Festival

There is a shrine called “Shirahama Shrine”, 7 or  8 minutes walking from Pension Sakuraya.

They have a long history more than 2,400 years, so this shrine is the oldest one in Izu peninsula.

They have a festival for 3 days at the end of October every year, and it was started today.

A lot of residents participate this festival, and of course the children as well.

My son helped to carry the small shrine with his friends.

He is now the last grade of primary school, so it was the last chance for him.

 

 

 

 

2016/06/28 Snorkeling and Open-Air Bath at Akai-Hama Beach in Matsuzaki town

160626snorkeling01I went to Kumomi district in Matsuzaki town on the western side of Izu peninsula with my son on last Sunday.

map01I think it was the last chance to go to the beach for snorkeling with him before busy summer.

160626snorkeling12We enjoyed the open-air hot spring by the sea, but it was not good condition for snorkeling because of big waves and not clear water.

 

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