Warning: Over 20 photos attached to this blog post.
Submitting a “Daily Schedule” in Japan is one of the requirements when applying for a Japan tourist visa. While preparing for it, I needed to visit Japan tourist websites and look for realistic 12-Day itinerary. I booked my hotel in Tokyo, explored the things to do in the city, and that’s how I learned about the Ueno Park and Zoo.
The weather was cold that time so I decided to wear a coat which I borrowed from Mica. Under it, I was only wearing a shirt and a leggings which made me chill every time the wind blows. I should have worn a long-sleeved base layer under the coat.
It was my first time in Tokyo area and I witnessed how most people dress up. Despite the cold weather, some Japanese girls of my age managed to wear skirts or shorts. I thought that if maybe I will live in a country like this, my skin will get used to the weather and soon be wearing skirt or shorts during spring or winter season.
Upon arriving at Ueno Station, the place was already jam-packed with tourists and locals on their way to Ueno Park.
I was enchanted that I finally saw cherry blossoms up close and personal. I was surprised that they were not pink. According to Josh, they were not full bloomed yet and not all trees has pink blossoms. Read more…