31st March cloudiness It is falling sky.
Shibaya have started selling Japanese bathrobe(Yukata).
new - The price is 2500yen.
(made in Japan, 100% cotton)
These are yukatas used at Shibaya now, and it is still possible to use.
used - The price is 500yen, including obi.
These make popular souvenirs!!
28th March cloudiness It looks like it's going to rain in the afternoon.
Kanazawa kokusai hotel is one of the scenic hotel in the Kanazawa city.
Kanazawa's town can be looked at from the top-floor restaurant in a hotel.
Japanese Cuisine can be tasted in this restaurant
and this Japanese Cuisine tastes as good as it looks.
http://kanazawa kokusai hotel
22nd March shine The temperature is the normal range.
The Kanazawa city is teaching children the hand drum, the drum, Okawa, the samisen, and the song free of charge for preservation of traditional culture of Kanazawa.
Traditional culture sustains childrens and builds self-confidence.
We make arrangements to see this at free of charge.
21st March come the first spots of rain
A strong wind blew from yesterday to this morning and there was a yellow sand phenomenon.
This is kiddie breakfast menu in this morning.
The fare is 800 yen.
*Grilled salted salmon, Kelp boiled in soy sauce
*burnt ham, potato salad
*shrimp fried egg
*flavored laver, friend of rice
*miso soup, Rice, orange juice
18th March shine clear in the morning, and cloudy later
"Bonbori" paper lamp for cherry-blossom viewing began to queue up.
Just waiting to the flowering of cherry blossoms.
The start of the cherry blossom season in Kanazawa may be around early April.
Please enjoy seeing the cherry trees in full bloom.
17th March cloudiness The wind is crisp.
On April 10th, the Shiinoki State Guesthouse will open in Kanazawa City.
Mr. Jardin Paul Bocuse's restaurant and cafe are scheduled to enter for the first floor and the second floor.
The Shiinoki State Guesthouse is located near Kenrokuen garden and 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.
This opening coincides with cherry-blossom viewing season in Kanazawa, therefore, the Kanazawa city will be crowded with many people.
And, it is likely to become Kanazawa's new sightseeing spot!
14th March shine Fair, later, occasionally cloudy
This is a spectacle of last night's dinner.
They were drinking a lot of distilled spirit "shochu".
The shochu is a distilled liquor of a Japanese tradition.
Shochu is made of spirits distilled from fermented rice, potatoes, wheat or the like and retains some of the original flavor. Being distilled, it contains more alcohol than sake (25 to 35%).
5th March occasional flurries sunny for the afternoon
This is cartoons and magazines space of sibaya.
The guests can freely see these.
Cartoons of the kind seen in Japan today got their start in the newspapers of late 1800s.
Does the Japanese cartoons acquire high popularity in other countries?
4th March cloudiness occasional flurries
This is a Japanese doll in Shibaya.
Japanese dolls wear kimono, Japanese traditional clothes.
Their hairs are done up in the Japanese coiffure.
Japanese dolls are generally quite expensive because each part of the dolls is made by hand and silk is used for their kimonos.
3rd March cloudiness It is obscured sky.
March 3rd is the day of the Dolls' festival in Japan today.
Families with girls display a set of hina dolls at home and make offerings of Hishimoti and Hina-arare and the peach branch is decorated.
Three colors (white, blue, and the peach of the water caltrop rice cake and Hinaarare) show the bud (blue) and the life (peach) of the earth (white) and trees of the snow respectively.
There is a meaning of being able to receive the energy of nature to eat this three color cake and to grow up healthily.