The powerful storms sparked a warm snap and turned the trees unseasonably pink.
Are there any last-minute flights to Tokyo?
But time to see the blooms in all their glory hasn't run out.
10. There's a site that forecasts the peak cherry-blossom bloom date. The Cherry Blossom Festival lasts a whole month, but
Time to book a flight.
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) made a pretty good weed joke during a Capitol Hill discussion about cherry blossoms this week
So, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner doesn’t even make the video and he steals the show with his one-liner?
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I took these photos one year ago in Hiroshima, Japan, during a long after-school bike ride. It was almost always a bit grey on the streets of Hiroshima, but the gloominess fit the architecture of the city in a peaceful sort of way.
Seems simple enough, right? Make your way down to the tidal basin, point your camera in the direction of the blossoms and click away. If only it were that simple.
In Japan this spring, the color of money is pink. Thanks to the weak yen, Japan is suddenly affordable. Visitors from Asia and elsewhere are coming in record numbers to experience that most iconic of Japanese events, cherry blossom season.