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National Art Center, Tokyo

Winged Victory of Samothrace is spotted in Tokyo now. Nippon TV and the Louvre Museum have agreed to hold a large-scale exhibit of European paintings in Japan. The event will be titled (Exhibition Louvre Museum: Genre Paintings – Scenes From Daily Life) and is scheduled to be held from Saturday, February 21, 2015 to Monday, June 1, 2015 at the National Art Center in Tokyo. 

27. February 2015 by Joey
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Zao the snow monster, Yamagata Pref.

Zao in Yamagata Pref. is one of Tohoku’s largest ski resorts. Its trees are glazed with ice, becoming “snow monsters”, during winter.  These are a rare sight and appear only when several weather and vegetation conditions come together at just the right time. These beautiful shots were taken in the mid-Febuary. 

26. February 2015 by Joey
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Ice Fishing, Barato River

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This is the Barato River in Sapporo which is famous for ice fishing. One of the winter activity that the local likes to do. Get the caught smelt fish cooked into tempura and taste them right away. This unforgettable fun ice fishing is only available until March 10th. 

24. February 2015 by Joey
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Otaru Snow Light Path Festival 2015

The pictures shown “Otaru Snow Light Path Festival 2015” that ended 2 days ago in Otaru in Hokkaido. There were various “snow lanterns” and sculptures illuminated, creating a warm atmosphere despite the harsh cold of Hokkaido in February. It was another successful snow event. 

16. February 2015 by Joey
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Suwa-ko Geyser Center

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Lake Suwa-Ko Geyser Center is a 50 meter high intermittent hot spring that rank world’s 2nd largest of its kind. About every hour, a 50-meter high spring sprouts on the lake shore of Suwa-ko in front of this dynamic spring is the Suwa-ko Geyser Center. Facilities in the center include showers, jet stream pool, outdoor hot spring pool, and a reference room that includes information regarding Suwa-ko and its spring.

15. February 2015 by Joey
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