Victoria Vlisides

Early Sakura in Chiba

Park in Sosa City has a few March blooms

Victoria Vlisides   - 1 min read

A few sakura trees bloomed a bit early in Chiba this year. 

These light pink blossoms appeared first (around March 29) in my quiet town on the coast of Chiba. Remarkably so because most of the other trees are still just buds at a park in Sosa City. The trees will soon make for a wonderful hana-mi area. Happy hana-mi season, everyone!

Victoria Vlisides

Victoria Vlisides @victoria.vlisides

Trained journalist who's not yet jaded. Can't get enough of meeting new people, the view, cheap travel, cherry-blossom-flavored food, dinner&drinks. Painfully addicted to Japan's gochya-gochya machines. If you're the type of person to try something new vs. something you know you like, we'll get a...