2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by Steven » February 5th, 2016, 10:02 am

Sitting on a train on the way to Kokufu-Ten right now! Hope to find time to upload some photos tonight.
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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by Steven » February 5th, 2016, 10:32 am

The line at the entrance to get in.
Interesting that there is absolutely no signage or advertisements for Kokufu!
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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by Grant Bowie » February 5th, 2016, 10:40 am

Steven wrote:The line at the entrance to get in.
Interesting that there is absolutely no signage or advertisements for Kokufu!
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It certainly pays to have a guide like Shuji the first time you go to Japan on a Bonsai tour. You will get into places that you can't on your own and get all the local colour and nuances.

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by Theodore » February 5th, 2016, 7:50 pm

So jealous!



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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by wrcmad » February 5th, 2016, 7:52 pm

Sir Theodore wrote:So jealous!
Me too. :mrgreen:

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by kcpoole » February 7th, 2016, 8:18 am

Steven has taken a video of a walk around Mr Kimuras' garden, and uploaded to Facebook for on the Ausbonsai facebook page.
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Must say Steven, not much commentary in there, but I guess the trees talk for themselves eh!

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by Steven » February 7th, 2016, 11:34 am

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I'm on the Shinkansen heading to Takamatsu so have a chance to upload some pictures from my phone.
Words can't explain how awesome this trip is! Shuji continues to deliver amazing experiences every day.

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

Post by Steven » February 7th, 2016, 12:12 pm

Those pictures are from Kokufu-Ten which was amazing! I'll keep posting more when the scenery from the train is not so enticing.
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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

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Re: 2016 Bonsai Tour of Japan

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