Wednesday, October 03, 2007

In Japan Next Week



Sake Matsuri (酒まつり)

Dates
October 13th, 11:00-20:00
October 14th, 10:00-17:00

Location
Central park in front of Fuji Grand, Higashi-Hiroshima (東広島)

Price
¥1500 at the door

Access
From Hiroshima, take the JR Sanyo Line east (usually departs from track 4 or 5) for exactly 35 minutes local, 32 minutes rapid to Saijou (西条). Walk straight ahead for 5,6 minutes.

Sake Matsuri Website
My report from last year




Dragon Boat Festival (ドラゴンボートフェスティバル)

Dates
October 13th and 14th

Location
Nejime Town (根占町), Osumi Pennisula

Access
Start swimming. I believe there is only one bus that travels into south Osumi.

Event Website


I am off to America this week for a wedding; make sure Satsuma can survive without me. Tokyo seems to have torn itself apart in my 10-month absence.

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