Ume. Plum blossoms start coming out in February, marking the start of spring. But it really isn’t until the winds pick up and the pollen starts to affect everyones hay fever that you can get a real sense of spring. 22 more words
The sign says 25000 volts. That’s how much voltage is in the overhead lines powering the famous bullet train in Japan, the Shinkansen. This train is on the Tokaido Line bound for Shin-Yokohama from Odawara.