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Orandaya Tulipe Sable

I live in Chiba prefecture and we have our own special confectioners called Orandaya – literally, Holland (the Netherlands) shop. They bake sweets and cakes inspired by the Dutch, and one of my students brought us their tulipe sable to share in class. 64 more words

Japanese Snacks

Asari Shio Ramen

This simple ramen, made with clams in a salt based broth, is not as common in ramen shops as you might expect. We found this delicious bowl literally meters from the beach in Ichinomiya, Chiba prefecture at Kujukuri Men Dragon, a ramen shop run by a former Tokyoite turned ramen chef / surfer. 53 more words


Keiyo distribution center management association corporation 京葉流通センター 管理組合法人

Odd buildings. Labelled as 京葉流通センター 管理組合法人 Keiyo distribution center management association corporation (map).

Map from 2016, and aerial photo circa 1974-1978


  • State property listing for this property: https://www.houjin-db.com/ja/profile/3040005005632…
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Keiyo Distribution Center Management Association Corporation

Dancing in Chiba Port Park 千葉ポートパーク

A group of dancers practice in Chiba Port Park 千葉ポートパーク (map), near Chibaminato Station 千葉みなと駅.

Nearby the Nihon Silo company 日本サイロ(株) (map):

And from above:


Sakura City's Annual Tulips Festa 

The photo doesn’t lie. Sakura City’s Tulip Festa has a field that bursts into a colourful array of flowers in the month of April. I couldn’t believe I had a taste of what it’s like to be in the Netherlands without having to leave the country! 301 more words


Meron Meron

Meron meron! “There’s a melon!”

It was one of the hottest days of summer in Japan when we went to Asahi to harvest some melons. The melons  that can be harvested here are called “Iioka” melons, and they are considered one of the most delicious ones in Japan. 455 more words


Narita Gion Festival

July’s monthly outing for the gang of old lens enthusiasts was an excursion to a summer festival in the town of Narita, not far from the international airport. 479 more words