Hokkaido the Beautiful 3

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In this post we visit friends in the awesome city of Sapporo, Japan: Hiroshi’s fourth anniversary party for the super cool clothing store “Coney Island,” Naoya’s surf and skate shop Moderate, the serene landscape of Moerenuma ParkMori Kenichi‘s art exhibit at Toov Cafe, and a heartwarming farewell party.

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The clothing store Coney Island.

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Sleepy Yukisapporo16-270

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My friend Naoya is a professional flatland bicyclist.

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The homies!sapporo16-356sapporo16-288sapporo16-366 sapporo16-287 sapporo16-286

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Now we head to Moerenuma Park, designed by renowned artist Isamu Noguchi .sapporo16-320

Kinda looks like the dog is driving.sapporo16-302 sapporo16-301 sapporo16-299 sapporo16-298 sapporo16-297

 

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The Toov Cafe featuring the work of artist Mori Kenichi.

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A great exhibit, the work held a surreal narrative that was fun to attempt to decipher.

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ROSSI! Awesome dude, awesome bar.
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sapporo16-263Bar Provo
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Had the chance to hang and listen to the producer and artist of Rebel Musical.sapporo16-372 sapporo16-340sapporo16-371 sapporo16-370 sapporo16-369sapporo16-378 sapporo16-368

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sapporo16-390 My adopted family.sapporo16-389 Television.sapporo16-388 sapporo16-387 sapporo16-386Toilets have sound buttons so nobody can hear you pooping; nobody.sapporo16-349 Can’t wait for the next show.sapporo16-384 sapporo16-383

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A most civil Japanese protest.sapporo16-344 sapporo16-343 sapporo16-341 sapporo16-339 sapporo16-338

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This picture pretty much sums up my whole entire trip to Japan; a four-leaf clover Yuki found on my last day.

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I am extremely grateful for all the friendship, hospitality, and genuine kindness from everyone during my stay in Japan. Words cannot say enough.

-eatcho


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