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The Cliffs of Hotokegaura

The craggy white cliffs of Hotokegaura in Aomori
The craggy white cliffs of Hotokegaura in Aomori

Even though I’ve lived here for nearly three full years now, Aomori still manages to surprise me in the best possible ways. There’s always some naturally gorgeous spot to stumble upon for the first time and make me fall in love with Aomori all over again.

See Exhibit A: the cliffs of Hotokegaura (仏ヶ浦), which now reign supreme as my absolute favorite place in Aomori.

Sapphire water, white stone, and verdant trees set the scene.
Sapphire water, white stone, and verdant trees set the scene.

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A 下北 Weekend: Tuna, Mountains, and a Pit Stop at a Hellmouth

Here comes yet another “life here rocks” post, so if you don’t like hearing about amazing food, fantastic scenery, and all around good times, stop reading now.

Even if you’d stopped reading, I’d still want you to see this.

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