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Tokyo: Hanami At Nakameguro

Cherry blossoms at Nakameguro-kawa. It is an excellent place to view the beautiful cherry blossoms.  We walked along both sides of the river, filled with quaint and charming boutiques and cafes.

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 photo DSC_1016-140331-v2__zpsa6e51c04.jpgLike many cherry blossom viewing spots throughout Tokyo, Nakameguro-kawa was jam-packed with groups of merry-making locals and tourists soaking in the atmosphere of early spring.  I was quite tipsy in broad daylight, having indulged in rose champagne purchased from the little pushcarts, as I slowly made my way through the crowds.

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