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Tsuchiura in Pictures

On the road to Tsuchiura I caught a ride with an avid surfer who had camped many a beach in New Zealand. I spent about a day in and around the city, mostly to see the lake Kasumi-ga-ura. Below are some pictures from the city.

20130114-105254.jpgThe bank of the Sakura River.

20130114-105241.jpgAlong the bank was my hotel.

20130114-105305.jpgThe hotel I lodged in. (ビジネスホテル若藤)

20130114-105328.jpgA tiny bar overlooking the river.

20130114-105341.jpgAn alley in Tsuchiura.

20130114-105402.jpgAn old building west of the station.

20130114-105417.jpgThe meandering path of the Sakura River.

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  1. […] years after the writer Nagai Kafu made his transpacific journey. I also posted photos from Ishioka, Tsuchiura, and Kasumi-ga-ura, places I reached by hitchhiking down Highway 6 to […]

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