Kamakura is an attractive, peaceful place to visit at any time of year, but even more so during cherry-blossom season. Towards the end of March the trees around the temples and along the main road burst into life, adorning the town with bright splashes of color that bring out the beauty of the sights, as well as festive crowds enjoying the warm weather that the arrival of the flowers has heralded.
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I came to Japan from Manchester, England in summer 2003, and have travelled a lot since then, around Japan and in Asia. When I`m not working I write satire at www.iothern.blogspot.com and perform stand-up comedy in and around Tokyo. Check my youtube channel `CunningPunster` for a taste.