Friday, August 3, 2012

Foreign Friday

Odori Park
Sapporo, Japan
taken from Sapporo Tower
February 1981
Some smaller ice and snow sculptures were located in Odori Park the year that I attended the Sapporo Snow Festival. Previous posts show the larger sculptures which were located at another park.


Sapporo is a beautiful city.


Average annual snowfall in Sapporo is 248 inches. Additional information on Sapporo's climate can be found here.

5 comments:

  1. Wow. That's a lot of snow!! Not something I think too much about anywhere in the Orient, and yet... I know they do have mountains, big mountains...

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  2. What an impressive view......wow. That is a ton of snow....
    how lovely. I bet they handle snowfall just fine

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  3. These photos are beautiful. I can see it must be a great city to tour. The mountains sure are close. I don't think of snowfall in Japan either!!

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  4. Hi Nancy! I've had fun reading back through just a few of your posts. How lucky that you were able to be in Japan. I used to think I'd never want to travel there, but the more I read on the internet, the more I want to go!

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  5. The one thing I do not miss about the Orient, the sheer press of people, so many people packed in.

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