Tunnel of pinwheels in Saitama Prefecture March 2022

Pinwheels Kawagoe – 風車・川越氷川神社。In 1922 Kawagoe City was inaugurated as the first ever city in Saitama Prefecture. Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine itself has been the heart and soul of Kawagoe for more than 1500 years. In celebration of the 100 anniversary the pinwheels are already up, much earlier than normal. Normally,Read More →

Johnson Town

In praise of Culture Cafe Grandir and 5½ other reasons to visit “Little America”, Johnson Town, in Saitama Prefecture. Johnson Town Johnson town, at the site of the former American military Johnson Air base, is a collection of stores, cafes & restaurants and private residences in Iruma City, Saitama Prefecture.Read More →

hydrangea at Shiki Shingashi Hydrangea Road

Iroha water park (Iroha Shinsui Park) is located along the Shingashi River in Shiki City, Saitama Prefecture. There are sections of the park straddling either side of the river South of Iroha bridge. Apart from beautiful walkways and lanes, the Iroha Water Park area of Shiki has some significant pointsRead More →