Odawara is a rather sleepy town in Kanagawa except for its castle, which is beautiful in the spring around cherry blossom season, and full of life year round. The castle itself is a replica, and has been turned into a musuem with lots of samurai swords, guns and other paraphernalia of the age. There is also a costume shop that rents out kimono and samurai uniforms--A LOT OF FUN!
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Born on Long Island, New York in 1958, I have spent the last 30 years of my life living in Japan, and enjoying every minute of it! I especially love photography, and Japan is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world to photograph! My other love is fiction writing and I have pub...