It has been an annual tradition to visit San Francisco’s Cherry Blossom Festival.  The blooming cherry blossoms somehow always bring a sense of peace and beauty…

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The festive parade marching through the streets of Japantown:

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Not really sure what to say…except Japanese culture never stops to surprise me!

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This year’s Cherry Blossom Queen!

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Taiko drums keeping the energy in the crowd!

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Rest of the parade:

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Best seat on the street!

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The Sakura Popcorn stand….a Japanese twist to the popcorn!

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Until next year!!!

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