Sunday, October 11, 2015

Kurihama Flower World and Yokohama

I had planned to sleep later this morning, but since I’m awake now, I will try to blog. My brain feels a little like mfeorkjsopaowpoklkmlskj. Apologies!

I really wanted to see cosmos, my favorite fall flower. Here they are on a neighbor’s stoop

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I walked my 15 minutes to the station and hopped on a train. It was much nicer than my usual commute!

This little guy cracked me up. He politely took off his shoes and knelt in his seat to watch the view.

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About two hours later, I was almost there. I entered the park, and there before me stood…

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The great train bus! It was pink! And it was the Cosmos train (there’s a cosmos train and a poppy train)! I bought a ticket and got aboard.

Look at that face…she knows something good when she sees it!

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The train headed off and drove up past the cosmos field. It was kind of hard to get pictures in motion. Here’s our train.

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We passed the cosmos fields and headed up and through the rest of the park. Out the other side of the train, I saw a giant hamburger. Made a mental list of places to stop on the way back.

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Finally, I had to get off the train, and it headed back on its return journey. Bye! I’ll miss you!IMG_4905

Well, hello sea!

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Hello, strange flowers!

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I made my way into the herb garden, and away at the back was a free herb foot bath. The herb of the week was mint, but I couldn’t tell. The hot water was nice, though!

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Just walking through the park was lovely, even though many flowers had passed the peak of their prettiness. It’s a very relaxing place! You just have to be careful to not get run over by a train.IMG_4921

The hamburger! And Godzilla! But what is happening to the hamburger? OK, it had started to sprinkle, so they were deflating it. Sad smile

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Watch out, everybody!

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I escaped Godzilla, and finally made it to the star attraction, the cosmos gardens. Yay!!

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YAY!! Hey, get out of my picture, lady.

Yellow fields for Mom!

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And the train going by again.

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I have many more pictures, but they pretty much all look like this! It was a great day out amongst the flowers. I felt so mellow out there – not a feeling I usually have in the city!

1 comment:

Sharon said...

Oh, wow!!!!!!!!!!!! What joy you must have been feeling to be surroundes by a sea of your favorite flowers! The yellow ones are scrumptious as are the others. But when I scrolled thru the pictures, one popped out to me. I immediately thought, "That is my daughter, Elizabeth! Standing out as the unique daughter of Christ." Can you tell me which picture put those words in my heart?????