Hatchoko Park is the park around the eponymous Lake Hatcho in Yoshimi town in the Hiki District of Saitama. Lake Hatcho is a man-made lake in a natural woody hillside in the Prefectural Hiki Nature Park. Hatchoko Park In my personal opinion there is nothing exceptional about Hatchoko park. Don’t
Cosmos picking in Shimoyatsubayashi and Autumn Roses in Heisei No MoriKawajima November 2019 Cosmos Fields Shimoyatsubayashi Shimoyatsubayashi, although home to the town hall and most of town’s public facilities, is a very rural area of Kawajima Town in the Hiki District of Saitama. The cosmos fields aren’t as large as
Kitamoto Neputa Festival Report, November 2019 Kitamoto Neputa Festival History In 1991 a team of Kitamoto city officials visited Hirosaki in Aomori, the home of Neputa, to learn how to make the festival floats used in the parades. And to study the techniques used in painting the distinctive and captivating
Salvia in Saitama City, Japan Saitama Prefecture is the largest producer of Salvia in all of Japan. Konosu city specifically produces more salvia than anywhere else. However, it is not the only place you can see Salvia in our prefecture. There is, for example, a beautiful display in Omiya Hana
Red, Orange, Yellow and White spider lilies in Yoshimi Town, Hiki District, Saitama. Kinchakuda, Gongendo and Terasaka Terraced Rice Fields may be known for their red spider lilies, but Sakura Tsutsumi Park in Yoshimi Town is creating a name for itself as the home to spider lilies of different colors.