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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Pink snow in spring/Розовый снег весны

Pink snow fell earlier this year. Windy and rainy weather ripped a lot of sakura buds just days after they started blooming.

Розовый снег выпал раньше времени в этом году. Ветреная и дождливая погода оборвала цветки сакуры с деревьев спустя всего несколько дней после того как они начали цвести.




At last sakura started bloomin in Aomori. Spring was not wark, but it is finally warm enough for the dandelions to show their yellow heads and the grass to grow. Coincidentally, the first week of May in Japan is designated as the Golden Week. Many people take this week off and go back to spend time with families.

Сакура наконец зацвела в Аомори. Весна была холодная, но наконец-то потеплело настолько чтоб появились одуванчики и начала зеленеть трава. Кстати, первая неделя мая в Японии называется "золотая неделя" и считается неофициальным сезоном отпусков. Многие люди берут отпуск на неделю (ну или на несколько дней, как работа позволит) и проводят время с семьей.





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